Mercy Wanyama secures Kshs.20Million scholarship package

Mercy Wanyama secures Kshs.20Million scholarship package

Mercy Wanyama secures Kshs.20Million scholarship package


Mercy Wanyama the younger sister to Inter Milan’s Macdonald Mariga and Celtic’s Victor Wanyama has finally landed the 20 million four year scholarship to study and play basketball in USA.She is a member of the storms basketball team that plays in the Kenyan top league.

Mercy got her approval letters and certification of acceptance in to the California Baptist University this week on Wednesday 3rd August 2011 and is expected to depart for his first classes before 25th of August 2011.

California Baptist was recently promoted and accepted in the NCAA and Mercy will have an opportunity to play in the elite National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball league in America.

“Am excited about the deal, it has finally come to be true. I got the official I 20 forms this week and am looking forward to the new challenging experience.” Said an excited Mercy Wanyama.

Her father Noah Wanyama who is a renowned soccer coach and currently vying for the post of national vice chairman in the forthcoming soccer elections is proud of her daughter wishing her well in her career as a basketballer.Wanyama says this is a manifestation of true hard work and self discipline.

“I encourage parents to have positive influence on the characters of their children as they grow. Sports add a lot of values to their lives, let parents allow their children follow their heart. It is possible to balance between books and sports and am happy for my girl Mercy. I wish her well.” Said the big Wanyama.


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