During football games, major tournaments, cup finals and especially end of the season matches, players’ families storm the stadium to watch their children, brothers, fathers or husbands play.
Onto bringing their families and kids to share the limelight, the above has not left the players the same way because it has always brought joy and happiness onto their faces.
Doting father Denis Onyango has on several occasions opted to share his special sporting moments with his children and he has revealed why?
“Having my kids at the stadium is very important for me as a father and a parent because it inspires me and motivates me knowing that my family is watching me in the stands,” Onyango was quoted by Goal.com.
“If you give your best as a father on the pitch, it really inspires them and motivates them to love the game and to become better people in the future, which we all want as parents.”
Irrespective of the results from the game, emotions are always high ranging from the atmosphere, is dad having a good or bad game? How is his team performing and a lot more.
“It is one thing that I believe teaches our kids how to work hard and it makes them become winners because when they see their father on the pitch, giving his best, they learn one or two things from me and they get to understand that sometimes the game is about winning and losing.” he continued.
The Uganda Cranes skipper lives in South Africa with his wife and their four kids where he turns out ofr Premier Soccer League (PSL) giants Mamelodi Sundowns.
Where he has won four PSL titles, two Telcom Knockout Cups, the Nedbank Cup and the 2016 CAF Champions League trophy.
And the 35-year-old goalkeeper is determined to end his playing career with the Tshwane giants with a running contract until 2023.
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