10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Kenya’s Gonzalez Whose Is On EPL Transfer Radar Ahead Of AFCON 2019

Ismael Said Athuman Gonzalez is one of the Kenyan key midfielders who play for national team Harambee Stars.

The player who is a natural central defender, has been triggering several Premier League transfer radars after having a good careers in Spain

Here are 10 unknown facts about this low key player.

  1. He is aged 23 years old having born on 1 February 1995.
  2. His dad Said Athuman moved for Spain in search of green pasture where he met with his mum Mercedes whom they together got Gonzalez. His dad played a crucial role on encouraging Gonzalez to play for Kenya
  3. He plays at  UD Las Palmas Atlético, based in Spain.
  4. He is based suited as a central defender but can also double up as a defensive midfielder.
  5.  Gonzales move to Manchester City failed after taking a couple of unsuccessful trials
  6. Athuman received his first call from Kenya in mid May 2016, for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Congo the following month. He made his debut on 31 May 2016 in a friendly with Sudan
  7. Said Ali Athuman Mbaga, known as Billy, is a Kenyan contortionist and acrobat, who lives in Gran Canaria.
  8. Shocking Gonzalez has never visited their homestead in Kenya, he cannot also speak Swahili, even a single sentence. This is because he has spent the entire of his life in Spain
  9. Ugali and Chapati, are some of the his favorite dishes
  10. Gonzalez best friend is his teammate Francis Kahata whom they spent more time in training camp

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