Sofapaka coach John Baraza has been named the Fidelity Insurance /Sports Journalist Association of Kenya (SJAK) Coach of the month of March 2019
Baraza guided Sofapaka to four wins in the month of March from the four Kenyan Premier League matches his men featured in, bagging eight goals while conceding just one.
Baraza led Sofapaka began the month with a 1-0 win over KCB at home before producing a 3-0 win away to Chemilil at Chemilil Complex.
The 2009 champions continued their fine form winning their third match against AFC Leopards 1-0 at the Bukhungu Stadium, before completing the month of exploits with a win at home against Mt. Kenya United.
Baraza garnered eight points in a poll conducted by SJAK panel with AFC Leopards tactician Andre Cassa Mbungo coming in a distance second while Gor mahia Hassan Oktay came in third.
Cassa Mbungo guided AFC Leopards to three wins, a draw and a loss while Oktay guided Gor mahia to three wins.
Baraza becomes the fourth recipient of the award in the ongoing 2018-2019 season after Western Stima’s Paul Ogai, Mathare United’s Francis Kimanzi and Gor Mahia’s Hassan Oktay were awarded in December, January and February respectively.