Kenya Player of the Week: Victor Wanyama-Celtic FC

Kenya Player of the Week
Victor Wanyama
AGE 21
POSITION Midfielder
TEAM Celtic FC
2-0 Dundee

Victor Wanyama continued with his impressive start to the season with a Man of the match display for defending Scottish Premier League champions against Dundee United.
The 21 year old, was deployed in the defensive midfield position from where he effectively cut out the sporadic attacks from the hosts forward line for the better part of the game.
In between, he had time to venture forward and unleash his (now) trademark 25 yard shot that gave Dundee keeper Rab Doughlas no chance and seal the game with the second and final goal of the match. This was Wanyama's fourth goal of the season.

Congratulations to Wanyama,'s 1st Kenya Player of the Week winner!

Honourable Mention

Evans Amuoka – Ulinzi Stars

Evans Amwoka ensured Army side Ulinzi Stars scooped the maximum points at the expense of relegation threatened Oserian.
Amwoka scored the goals either side of halftime that ensured the Nakuru based side maintain their slim hopes of recapturing the Kenyan Premier league title.

Joshua Oyoo - Tusker FC

The tricky winger has since joining Tusker FC in January, stepped up his performances with the Kenyan defending league champions and on Sunday was at hand to assist his side assume the top position 
on the KPL league standings.
 The former Sony Sugar playmaker's assisted both goals in the straight forward 2-0 win over Karuturi Sports - with the first coming from his inch perfect cross that allowed Kennedy Wendo to head in an empty net, whilst he provided the second goal for David Nyanzi in the 54th minute.

Jeremy Onyango – Gor Mahia

The long serving keeper maintained his solid performance between the sticks for the league's inform team over the weekend.
 'Jerry' as he is fondly referred to, played his role in the win with a series of saves in the second half to deny their rivals a share of the spoils

Each week our team of writers will put forward a selected candidate, as chosen by Kenya, who deserves recognition for achieving something special that matchday.

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It won't necessarily be the best player in the country - at least not usually - but whoever we crown will have accomplished something amazing. It might be for a particularly awesome performance or for something praiseworthy off the pitch - either way, the person in question deserves special attention...