Former Inter Milan midfielder McDonald Mariga will be testing the murky waters of politics in the By-elections for Kibra Constituency.
The football star will be vying in the Jubilee Party ticket after the National Election Board approved him.
At 32, won the UEFA Champions league with Inter Milan after playing for Real Sociedad, Parma, Helsingborg and Real Oviedo.
He will be vying for Jubilee ticket alongside Morris Kinyanjui, Walter Trenk, Ibrahim Said, Doreen Wasike, Oscar Kambona, Bukachi Chapia, Jane Githaiga, Jack Owino, Omondi Rajab, Daniel Adem, Daniel Orogo, Ramadhan Hussein, Frank Amollo, Timothy Kaimenyi and Geoffrey Mwangi
The winner of the Jubilee party ticket will face aspirants from other political parties.
The by-election came following the demise of then member of parliament Ken Okoth.