Kenya Harambee Stars national team player Eric Mercelo Ouma has sparked an online debate after posting a photo of Kenyan food in a suitcase.
Ouma who plays for Swedish AIK Football Club as a left back was in Kenya for the Africa Cup of Nations Qualification matches. He participated in the match between Kenya and Egypt which drew 1-1 and another match in Togo which they defeated Togolese 2-1.
In a photo posted by Ouma, shows eight kilograms of Ugali flour and a Silver Cyprinid fish called Omena in his suitcase.
Ouma wrote "Mwanaume ni Kujipanga, Fuel, essentials.
Some local foods such as Ugali are not available in foreign countries that is why the players who play football in those countries takes these foods there.
Another Kenyan player playing for IF Elfsborg Club wrote in comment section: Uzuri nusu ni yangu.
Jeff Kinyanjui: Umeamua heri ndege inuke lakini essentials zifike Europe.
Sami Ozil: Lazima kujipanga...Hapo Ugali uko sorted for the next two months...Homesick food is usually real In Europe.
Captainevan Mbugua: Born a Kenyan, live a Kenyan, die a Kenyan. Our culture our pride. Represent Kenya katika kila "game"