Tennis star Angela Okutoyi receives Obonyo Foundation Determination Award

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TENNIS Tennis star Angela Okutoyi receives Obonyo Foundation Determination Award

Festus Chuma 20:00 - 28.06.2023

The rising tennis star Angela Okutoyi has been honored for resilience and success.

In a momentous celebration of young talent and unwavering determination, Wimbledon Junior Doubles Champion Angela Okutoyi has been honoured as the recipient of the coveted 2023 Obonyo Foundation Determination Award.

The award ceremony took place on Wednesday, where Okutoyi was presented with a trophy symbolizing her exceptional achievements and an undisclosed amount of prize money.

The Obonyo Foundation, established in 2008, aims to acknowledge and reward remarkable young individuals who have overcome drug abuse and poverty, showcasing their resilience and carving a path to success. Okutoyi, a rising star in the world of tennis, has become the latest recipient of this prestigious accolade.

Raphael Obonyo, chairman of the foundation, expressed his delight as he presented the award to Okutoyi, acknowledging her exceptional performance and highlighting the limitless potential that young people possess.

"Pleased to present the 2023 Obonyo Foundation Determination Award to Angella Okutoyi for exceptional performance as a Tennis Player. Angella has shown that by combining hard work, skill, and determination, there is no limit to what young people can achieve,” he tweeted.

Since the beginning of the year, Okutoyi has undoubtedly showcased her prowess on the tennis court.

Her triumph at the Wimbledon Junior Doubles Championship stands as a testament to her talent, resilience, and relentless pursuit of excellence.

The young tennis star has proven that age is no barrier to success, as she fearlessly competes against formidable opponents, demonstrating her exceptional skills and determination.

Her unwavering commitment to her craft has set her apart, and the Obonyo Foundation Determination Award serves as a resounding affirmation of her exceptional talent.