Born on 18 April 1995, young Divock Origi, the son to the legend Mike Okoth Origi has landed rev reviews from someone who knows him too close.
According to Jackson Kariuki who paid futaa.com a courtesy call recently, Divock is indeed a player to look out for in the very near future.
not the fastest
Aged 16 and already capped at Belgium’s U15, U16 and U17 sides Divock turns out for French Ligue 1 side Lille where he turns out for the U19 side.
- I have played with him and I can say he is not the fastest of players but he is excellent on the ball, said former JMJ Academy player Jackson Kariuki who spent two years each in the Youth Academies of Anderlecht and Germinal Beerschot (now Beerschot AC)
- Once he gets the ball on his feet it's near impossible to get it
- He is a good player with a great future and the French game will suit him best, he added
Kariuki together with Ayub Timbe attended trials at RC Genk in the second quarter of the 2010 season.
While Timbe was absorbed at the top tier side, Kariuki missed out and was soon to lay off from football for close to a year due to a niggling knee injury.
He has since began his way up from the lower division at Belgian Provincial - fourth tier side Tongeren,