Born in a family of sportsmen, MacDonald Mariga is one of the best players Kenya has ever produced. Plying his trade in Europe at Parma FC, Mariga has played forseveral football clubs among them Ulinzi Stars, Tusker FC, Real Sociedad, Enköpings SK,Internazionale and also for the national team.

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The 28 year old versatile midfielder is the brother to Southampton’s player Victor Wanyama, Sony Sugar’s defender Sylvester Wanyama, Thomas  Wanyama of Sofapaka and Mercy Wanyama who plays basketball.

One year older, one year wiser. Happy birthday, Mariga!