Michael Olunga sets new record in Spanish La Liga

Olunga celebrates with team

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition coalition NASA leader Raila Odinga led Kenyans in celebrating Michael Olunga after his historic moment on Saturday, January 13 in La Liga.

Odinga who is also the Gor Mahia patron took to social media congratulate Olunga for his achievement.

In a tweet published on his official Twitter account on Saturday, the Head of State acknowledged Olunga's remarkable record, calling on the player to continue flying the country's flag high. "Continue flying the * a class="_58cn" href="https://web.facebook.com/hashtag/magicalkenya" data-ft="{"tn":"*N","type":104}" *#MagicalKenya flag high.

The Harambee Stars striker was in red-hot form on Saturday afternoon, bagging a hat-trick as his struggling FC Girona finally turned on the style to tear apart Las Palmas 6-0 in a one-sided La Liga match.

Olunga came on to replace Stuani. Well done Olunga, ' he added. He's come on as a HT sub, bullied Las Palmas players, scored a hat-trick and grabbed an assist.

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Kenyan worldwide striker Michael Olunga displays a club scarf during his presentation by Spanish top flight side Girona.

Hardly able to believe his luck, he was then left with an easy finish to complete his hat-trick 11 minutes from the end - three goals in 23 minutes and the first ever hat-trick by a Girona player in La Liga.

Girona have now moved joint nineth with Gatefe on 26 points, though the latter have a superior goal advantage.



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