Thomas Wanyama

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Thomas Wanyama
Personal information
Full name Thomas Khumba Wanyama[1]
Date of birth (1989-04-15) 15 April 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Nairobi, Kenya
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Mathare United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Nairobi City Stars
2010–2015 Sofapaka
2016– Mathare United
National team
2012 Kenya 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:44, 1 May 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 09:44, 1 May 2017 (UTC)

Thomas Khumba Wanyama (born 15 April 1989) is a Kenyan international footballer who plays for Mathare United, as a defender.


Wanyama has played club football for Nairobi City Stars, Sofapaka and Mathare United.[1] In October 2010, Wanyama went to France to trial with a number of teams.[2]

He made his international debut for Kenya in 2012, earning two caps.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Wanyama is brother to fellow players McDonald Mariga and Victor Wanyama.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Thomas Wanyama". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ John Munene (21 October 2010). "Marigas brother Thomas Wanyama in France for trials".
  3. ^ Zakary Oteno (24 October 2012). "Sofapaka's Thomas Wanyama: Victor has improved since joining Celtic".