Mariga and the team
Mariga

Football superstars Macdonald Mariga and his brother Victor Wanyama on Thursday made a surprise visit to Malindi United football team to donate sports equipment.

The two also led a campaign against drug abuse.

The Malindi team
The Malindi team

Mariga, a celebrated midfielder plays for Spanish second division team Oviedo after leaving Inter Milan.
Football superstars Macdonald Mariga and his brother Victor Wanyama on Thursday made a surprise visit to Malindi United football team to donate sports equipment.

The two also led a campaign against drug abuse. Mariga, a celebrated midfielder plays for Spanish second division team Oviedo after leaving Inter Milan.

His brother Victor Wanyama of Tottenham united donated Sh50,000 cash and five balls for the team. They also visited the Alaskan grounds that attracted a huge crowd of onlookers.

Wanyama and the team
Wanyama and the team

“We also started at this level, but you must stop drugs We shall give support as we will be coming every time we are around,’’ Wanyama said.

Mariga and Wanyama arrived at the stadium in a tuk-tuk courtesy of Kibadi Kipanga, a famous tuk tuk-tuk operator and personal friend to Mariga.

Football players and fans took the opportunity to take selfies with the celebrities.

Source: The Star

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