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Victor Wanyama

Victor Mugubi Wanyama

Kenyan Footballer and Southampton FC Midfielder


Born 25-06-1991 in Kenya

Kenyan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder and the centre back for English Premier League side Southampton FC and the Kenya national team - Harambee Stars. He joined from Scottish Premier League champions side Celtic

Wanyama's brother is Inter Milan midfielder McDonald Mariga currently on loan at Parma from Inter Milan. His brothers Thomas and Sylvester Wanyama play for the Kenyan Premier League champions Sofapaka and club Sony Sugar respectively.
Interesting to note is that their father Noah Wanyama was a footballer for AFC Leopards, and his sister Mercy is also Kenyan professional basketball player.


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Player | Southampton FC
2013 - present

Sport and Recreation

He joined English Premier League side Southampton FC in a Scottish record deal worth 12.5M pounds. This is the highest amount of money paid to a Scottish side for a player


Player | Harambee Stars
Nairobi, Kenya | 2007 - present

Sport and Recreation


Previous Position(s)

Player | Celtic FC
2011 - 2013

Sport and Recreation

Wanyama completed a £900,000 move to Celtic. He signed a four-year contract and in doing so became the first ever Kenyan to play in the SPL. Wanyama chose 67 as his squad number to honour the Lisbon Lions, Celtic's 1967 European Cup winning team


Player | Beerschot FC
Anderlecht, Sweden | 2009 - 2011

Sport and Recreation


Player | Helsingborgs IF
2007 - 2008

Sport and Recreation


Player | JMJ Academy
Nairobi, Kenya

Sport and Recreation


Player | Nairobi City Stars
Nairobi, Kenya

Sport and Recreation


Player | AFC Leopards
Nairobi, Kenya

Sport and Recreation

Followed in his fathers footsteps Noah Wanyama by playing for AFC Leopards

Educational history

Secondary

Kamkunji High Shcool, Nairobi, Kenya

Achievements

Awards

Scottish Premier League Title | 2011

SPL Young Player of the Month | 2011

SPL (Scottish Premier League) December 2011

media exposure

Daily Mail UK | 2012

United set to bid £12m for Celtic's Wanyama after watching Kenyan beat Barca

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2230182/Manchester-United-keen-Celtics-Victor-Wanyama.html#ixzz2Bi3ZP7v2
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Mwakilishi | 2012

Sh1.3 Billion Arsenal Swoop for Kenya's Victor Wanyama 'in the Works'

Supersport News | 2012

Wanyama plays down Man Utd link

Kenya News24 | 2012

Stories relating to Victor Mugubi Wanyama

Standard Media | 2012

MUGUBI SAYS MATCH IS GOOD TEST

Supersport News | 2012

Mugubi linked with Liverpool

FKF | 2012

BRING ON BAFANA BAFANA: MUGUBI

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