Kariobangi Sharks documentary, Against All Odds, the first ever to be produced by an East African sports club has been feted as the Best African Film at the Kenya International Sports Film Festival awards held last night in Nairobi.
The documentary, a Mush King Productions Film, beat over 800 other competitors from around the globe to emerge as the best. It was also made it to the final shortlist of the Best Short Documentary.
King Muriuki recieves the award from Dr. Ezekiel Mutua, the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB).
The documentary narrates in riveting fashion, the journey of the club from humble beginnings in the slums of Kariobangi back in 2000, to brushing shoulders with the creme del a crème of African football in the CAF Confederations Cup 2018/19 season.
Tunisia’s “Left Right” emerged as the runners up in the Best African film. Against All Odds were runners up in the best Short Documentary which was won by Argentine piece titled The Last Trophy.
Sharks producer King Miuruki was happy to receive the award on behalf of the club;
“I am honored to stand here as the winner of this prestigious award. It is time Arts and Sports go beyond being hobbies. Producing such content gives a platform for stories to be told and even going forward for revenue to be generated.”