Former Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama's imploring message to fans ahead of Mashemeji Derby

Former Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama's imploring message to fans ahead of Mashemeji Derby

Mark Kinyanjui 13:00 - 17.04.2024

Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards collide at Nyayo Stadium on Sunday.

Former Harambee Stars captain and current Montreal Impact player  Victor Wanyama has passionately called on football enthusiasts to show their support for local football by turning out in large numbers for Sunday's highly-anticipated Mashemeji Derby.

The eagerly awaited clash between two Kenyan football giants, Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards, is set to unfold at the iconic Nyayo Stadium. 

Wanyama, who has always been a proud ambassador for Kenyan football on the international stage, has voiced his excitement and encouragement ahead of this significant fixture.

In a recent video message that has rapidly gained traction across social media platforms, Wanyama emphasized the importance of the derby and its significance in African football.

"Let us flock to Nyayo Stadium and support local football. As you all know, Gor Mahia vs AFC Leopards is one of the biggest African derbies," Wanyama remarked.

His message resonates with the sentiment that the Mashemeji Derby is not just a match but a cultural phenomenon that unites football fans across the nation.

 With the history and rivalry between these two clubs, the derby promises to be a spectacle filled with passion, excitement, and intense competition.

Wanyama further urged fans not to miss out on this memorable event, encouraging them to rally behind their respective teams. 

"Do not miss it. Let us all go and support our teams. Come on AFC Leopards," he added, highlighting the importance of fan support in shaping the atmosphere and energy of the game.

As the countdown to the Mashemeji Derby begins, Wanyama's heartfelt plea serves as a rallying cry for football fans to come together, celebrate the spirit of the game, and contribute to the growth and success of local football in Kenya. With the support and enthusiasm of the fans, the upcoming derby promises to be an unforgettable experience for all involved.

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