Kenyan footballers have had the privilege of playing with or against some of the world’s top stars, both in domestic and international competitions.
These encounters have provided them with invaluable experience and exposure, helping them to develop their skills and showcase their talents on a global stage.
At Auxerre in the French Ligue 1 he played alongside Djibril Cisse and Yaya Toure. Oliech also had a stint at Bolton Wanderers in the English Premier League, where he faced off against the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, and Steven Gerrard.
Another notable Kenyan footballer is Victor Wanyama, who has played for several top clubs in Europe, including Celtic, Southampton, and Tottenham Hotspur. Wanyama has shared the pitch with some of the game’s greatest players, such as Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe.
Mariga played for Inter Milan alongside Wesley Sneijder, Diego Milito, and Samuel Eto’o. He also played for Parma, VfB Stuttgart, Real Sociedad, and Helsingborgs IF.
Olunga has played for Al-Duhail SC in Qatar alongside Edinson Cavani and Youssef El Arabi. He has also played for Guizhou Zhicheng in China, Girona FC in Spain, and Kashiwa Reysol in Japan.
Joseph Okumu of Kenya defending against Kylian Mbappe.
Okumu has played for Gent in Belgium alongside Theo Bongonda and Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe. He has also played for IF Elfsborg in Sweden and AFC Leopards in Kenya.
Origi plays for AC Milan in Serie A. He is a powerful striker who is known for his finishing ability, pace, and ability to score goals in big games. He has also played for Lille in France and Liverpool in England.