Rees Odhiambo (Photo: BSU Broncos)

Rees Odhiambo – Boise, Idaho

If you haven’t heard about Rees Odhiambo, you will soon.  This young man has been attracting a lot of attention in Boise on the Boise State University’s football team. In an interview with the Idaho Statesman, Boise State University football coach, Chris Melson said, “He was the most non-athletic looking kid in the P.E. class,…

Sharon Laws – Australia

Sharon Laws is a British professional cyclist, riding for Lotto Belisol Ladies as of 2013. She is an environmental advisor for the mining company, Rio Tinto, in Australia. She was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and has lived in Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe and the UK.

Curtis Osano

Curtis Osano – Wimbledon, UK

Born in Nakuru, Kenya, Curtis Osano moved to England at the age of nine, when his father joined the British army. He started playing football at the age of 13, as a student at Collingwood College in Camberley. Around this time he also became involved in athletics, representing Surrey in the English Schools Championships, winning…

Victor Wanyama

Victor Wanyama – Scotland

Victor Mugabe Wanyama is a Kenyan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or a center back for Scottish Premier League team, Celtic, and the Kenya national team. Wanyama scored the first goal in Celtic’s historic 2-1 win over Barcelona on November 7th, 2012. The brother of McDonald Mariga of Inter Milan, he is the…

McDonald Mariga

McDonald Mariga – Milan, Lombardy, Italy

McDonald Mariga Wanyama made history as the first Kenyan to play in the UEFA Champions League on 16 March 2010. He currently plays for Inter Milan as a defensive midfielder. He was a member of the Kamukunji High School ‘Golden Boys’, which also included Kenyan striker Dennis Oliech (Auxerre, France), who won two consecutive National…

Martin Olsson

Martin Olsson – Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Martin Olsson is the son of a Kenyan mother and Swedish father, and brother to Marcus Olsson and Jessica Olsson. Olsson began his playing career in Sweden by playing for Högaborgs BK, where former national star Henrik Larsson began his career. Olsson was working his way through the youth setup at the club in 2005–06.…

Marcus Olsson

Marcus Olsson – Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Born in Gävle, Sweden, to a Kenyan mother and Swedish father, Marcus Olsson started his career at Högaborgs BK. In 2008 he signed a contract with Halmstad,replacing Martin Fribrock as left winger as Fribrock departed for Esbjerg fB in the summer of 2008. Mainly featured as left winger, he also used as a forward in…

Taiwo Atieno

Opiyo Taiwo Leo Awuonda – United Kingdom

Opiyo Taiwo Leo Awuonda (born 6 August 1985 in Brixton) is an English-born Kenya international footballer, who is currently a free agent after being released from League Two side Stevenage. He previously played in the Football League for Walsall, Rochdale, Chester City and Darlington, and in the USL First Division for the Puerto Rico Islanders…