Southampton FC midfielder and Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama says the club is going through ‘a great feeling’ after receiving his Premier League African Player of the Month of September in a brief ceremony.
Wanyama was voted EPL African Player of the Month of September for
the part he played in Southampton FC’s bright start to the season, which
saw them rise to second place in the table, at the time.
The Kenyan star received the award and expressed delight at winning
saying it was an honour to find that his modest work was noticed and
appreciated by African folk.
Wanyama started October still in good form, returning from the
international break to come off the bench and score again in the 8-0
routing of Sunderland.
Wanyama said he is aware that it will be hard for Southampton to stay third in the EPL table till the end of the season
In a brief response, CEO and Director of New African Soccer Awards,
Tunde Adelakun praised the humility of Victor Wanyama and said the sky
was the limit for any player who respected his roots and appreciated
Adelakun expressed hope that people will collectively continue to
support the initiative, because there is nothing better than
appreciating and rewarding players, and thus giving them the motivation
to even do more in future.