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My Christmas – Victor Wanyama: I’ll celebrate Christmas on the pitch

December 25th, 2015 1 min read


Victor Wanyama has thanked Kenyans for the support they accorded him in 2015. He has also extended his best wishes to each one of them during this festive season in which he expects to celebrate on the football pitch.

The Harambee Stars captain, in an interview with Nairobi News, also revealed that he is “satisfied” with his performances both at club and national level this year, but is looking to improve in 2016.

It will be a working festive season for the Southampton midfielder, the English Premier League side primed to play three matches on Boxing Day, December 28 and January 2, against Arsenal, West Ham and Norwich respectively.


“This will be the second season in a row in which am working through Christmas, duty calls and we have to honour. We have three tough fixtures in a span of a week coming in fast and our aim is to collect maximum points in all of them,” Wanyama told Nairobi News.

“During the festive season, we ought to reflect and spend time with family, and thank God for all the blessings. I have had a good year both on and off the pitch. I performed at a consistent level and didn’t get any serious injury. I am hoping for an improved 2016. I thank Kenyans and all the fans for supporting me and wish them a Merry Xmas and Happy New Year,” Wanyama said.

Wanyama has been a key player for both Southampton and Harambee Stars this year with impressive performances which earned him nomination on the CAF African Player of the Year award.