Kenyan international Victor Wanyama played full time once again as his team, Southampton FC managed a 1 – 1 draw with Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday 25 October.
The match brought together two players of Kenyan origin for the first time in English Premier League history with the Harambee Stars skipper, Wanyama, meeting Divock Origi, son to former Kenyan international Mike Okoth Origi.
Wanyama, in his Twitter post after the match admitted playing at Anfield is tough but noted that he was happy with a point gained as he played against the Liverpool striker.
“Tough place to come and play but happy with a point. Toe to toe with my Kenyan bro @DivockOrigi,” read Wanyama’s Tweet.
While Wanyama lasted throughout the game, Origi was withdrawn late in the second half, his place taken up by Christian Benteke who went on to score Liverpool’s goal.