Mariga visits Wanyama on his birthday as Stars prepare for Tanzania showdown [Photos]

By Robert Abong'o: Tuesday, June 25th 2019 at 11:26 GMT +3 | Football
McDonald Mariga and brother Victor Wanyama [PHOTO: BETIN KENYA]

Former Inter Milan and Harambee Stars midfielder McDonald Mariga on Tuesday, June 25 paid a visit to the Harambee Stars team currently in Egypt.

Mariga, who was quite influential while playing for Kenya years back, stopped by to see brother Victor Wanyama, who is celebrating his 28th birthday today.

Wanyama turns 28 today [PHOTO: BETIN KENYA]

Courtesy of photos shared by Betin Kenya, Mariga, Wanyama and injured Stars’ defender Brian Mandela are seen sharing pleasantries.

Mandela can be seen in crutches, which is a consequence of an injury he sustained in training.  

Brian Mandela (centre) alongside the footballing duo [PHOTO: BETIN KENYA]

“McDonald Mariga paid a visit to the Harambee Stars camp and spoke to his brother Victor Wanyama on the next game this Thursday vs. Tanzania while also wished Mandela a quick recovery following successful surgery,” Betin posted.

Betin Kenya's post [Courtesy]

Harambee Stars are waiting to take on neighbours Tanzania in an AFCON Group C crunch clash on Thursday at the 30 June Stadium.

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The match will kick off at 11:00 pm local time.

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