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Kenya midfielder announces retirement from football

Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 30, has announced his retirement from international football.

Victor Wanyama who plays for Major League Soccer side CF Montreal, last appeared for Kenya in November 2020.

He made his international debut in May 2007 and scored seven goals in 64 outings for his country.

According to BBC, the former Celtic, Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur man captained the national side at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019, when Kenya finished third in their group behind eventual finalists Algeria and Senegal.

Wanyama said “Growing up it was always my dream to get the chance to represent my country,”.

Kenya failed to qualify for the upcoming Nations Cup in Cameroon.