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18-Year-Old Kenyan Footballer Makes History In The EPL

Kenyan ace and Everton midfielder Tyler Onyango on Sunday November 21, made history by being the youngest Kenyan player to debut in the English Premier League.

Onyango was introduced for midfielder Allan Marques Loureiro in the dying minutes of the game. Regarded as a high stakes match for the Toffees to clinch three vital points, they suffered a 3-0 defeat against ruthless Manchester City- their fifth loss in the 2020/21 EPL campaign.

However, all traction went to the Kenyan star for his remarkable debut. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Liverpool's Divock Origi, former Tottenham player Victor Wanyama, Onyango joins the elites that have played football in top flight leagues.

Onyango has been grinding his way through Everton's youth academy set up leading up to his latest achievement. He recently claimed the prestigious Keith Tamlin Award at Everton's Annual Academy Awards ceremony.

According to international news outlets, the 18-year-old's salary at the club is approximately Ksh40,000 paid on a weekly basis at the under 21s level. Born of a Kenyan father and an English mother, the star joined Everton aged eight and has been making his way up the ranks at a rate that surprised his coaches.

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