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Mariga, Wanyama donate balls, uniforms as they cause a stir in Busia town

Kenyan professional players  MacDonald Mariga and  Victor Wanyama on
Saturday  kick started their  campaign to  make Busia the granary of
Kenyan football.
The two brothers who attended  a ceremony to open their father, Noah
Wanyama’s house which they built in Nambomboto in Samia sub county
later donated  a set of uniforms and  nine puma balls  to Namboboto
Youth Club.
The youth club  team manager, Joram Oundo said Mariga who handed over
the uniforms  said the club would be transformed into an academy ”
very soon.”
Before the ceremony, Mariga and Wanyama  caused a stir in Busia town
when they  were spotted  shopping at Tesia Supermarket  by anxious
residents who mobbed them.
During a meeting with  a delegation from County Government led by
Chief Officer for Culture  and Sports, Moses Weunda, the two brothers
were positive about revamping the game in the county.
Flanked by their father Noah Wanyama and mother Mildred Wanyama, Kenya
Netball Federation President, the  duo promised  to pay a courtesy
call on Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  to unveil their plans for
the county.
Weunda  said they  are seeking a hand in the Wanyamas to help
establish a county football team  and to help in talent
identification,  development  and exposure in both football  and
netball.
Football Kenya Federation  deputy President Joseph Asembo  lauded
Mariga and Wanyama for putting Busia in the world map  and urged local
footballers to emulate that magnificent feat.

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