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Kenyan born Origi to play in Brazil WC


DIVOCK-ORIGINAIROBI, Kenya 13th May – Striker Divock Origi, son of Harambee Star’s legendary striker Mike Okoth, has been named in Belgium’s 24-man squad to play in the World Cup next month.

Born on 18 April 1995, Divock will be the first Kenyan born player to play in a World Cup having already been capped at Belgium’s U15 and U16 sides and recently got an elevation with his first game with the Belgian U17 squad in a tie against Montenegro.

The 19 year old who ply’s his trade as a attacking striker at French side Lille , started his career at RC Genk, where his father helped them in winning the Belgian Jupiler league in the 2001/2002 season.

He will play along side Manchester City Captain, Vincent Kompany, Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard, Marouane Fellaini.

Belgium are in Group H along with Fabio Capello’s Russia, South Korea and Algeria.