michael olunga is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays for Japanese club Kashiwa Reysol and the Kenya national team as a forward. He is One of the richest players in Kenya
MICHAEL OLUNGA BIOGRAPHY
Michael Olunga was born on 26 March 1994.He was raised by a humble family in Lakisama estate, Nairobi. olunga boasts a powerful left foot as his stronger of the two, but writes using his right hand.
MICHAEL OLUNGA CV AND EDUCATION
Undergraduate student at Technical University of Kenya, Bachelors Degree in Engineering
Secondary school student at Upper Hill High School.
Primary school student at Babadogo Primary School.
MICHAEL OLUNGA FAMILY
Olunga was born to father, Joseph Ogada Olunga, and mother, Alice Ogada and grew up with his brother, Victor Ogada.
MICHAEL OLUNGA TEAM HISTORY
Years Team Apps GOALS
2012–2016 Liberty Sports Academy (32)
2013 → Tusker (loan) 15 (3)
2014 → Thika United (loan) 26 (9)
2015 → Gor Mahia (loan) 27 (19)
2016 Djurgårdens IF 27 ( 12)
2017–2018 Guizhou Zhicheng 9 (2)
2017–2018 → Girona (loan) 14 (3)
MICHAEL OLUNGA WIFE / FIANCEE
Michael Olunga knows how to treat a woman. The lovey-dovey Harambee Stars striker was excessively affectionate to his girlfriend on her birthday.
The first time Olunga introduced Grace to the public was in December 2016 when the lass celebrated her birthday.
michael olunga :Can you briefly describe your career path?
“After completing my KCSE education I joined the Technical University of Kenya where I played for the school team. During this time I also played for Tusker FC during the 2013 Kenyan Premier League under 19 tournament where my professional career began,” says the 21-year-old.
“I graduated to Thika’s senior team, was later loaned to Thika United in 2014 where I secured a transfer to Gor Mahia FC (for Ksh200, 000),” Olunga narrated.
This year the former Gor Mahia ace moved to Sweden, successfully underwent trials before completing his transfer to Stockholm-based side Djurgårdens IF for an estimated Ksh4 million.
MICHAEL OLUNGA :How do you balance between your studies and football?
“I take my education very seriously and even though my football career is a priority, I hardly skip classes for any reason,” Olunga states earnestly.
And having scored an impressive A- in his KCSE examinations and admitted to TUK’s Geospatial Engineering degree program, Olunga equally thrives academically.
His close friends at TUK reveal the ‘Engineer’ only used to miss classes during Gor’s morning training sessions and even then he would make follow-ups to find out what he missed and to copy notes.
Olunga says he is looking to continue his studies abroad and is currently awaiting a personal number before he can enroll for a University in Sweden.
MICHAEL OLUNGA SALARY
Kenyan forward Olunga will earn Sh5 million more a month after signing for top tier Japanese club Kashiwa Reysol
NET WORTH: he is one of wealthiest footballers in kenya alongside victor wanyama