BREAKING – Former Gor Mahia star player Kevin Oliech has passed after battling with cancer for a long time. He was a brother to former Harambee Stars captain Dennis Oliech. The deceased is reported to have passed on in Germany where he has been having his cancer treatment.
Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko announced the sudden death of Kevin Oliech. In his speech, Sonko poured all his praise for the fallen soldier and also described him as an established footballer just like his brother Dennis Oliech. In addition, who is a member of the Nairobi City County Sports Board?
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“Saddened by the untimely death of former Gor Mahia player Kevin Oliech, brother to former Harambee Stars Captain Dennis Oliech, a member of the Nairobi City County Sports Board. Kevin passed on this evening in Germany while undergoing treatment for cancer.
Kevin Oliech just like his brothers Dennis Oliech, Andrew Oyombe, and Steve Okumu was a hardworking lad who rose to fame because of his talent, self-belief, and determination. Our prayers and thoughts are with the grieving family. Poleni sana,” Mike Soko said.
Briefly, who is Dennis Oliech, brother to the deceased?
Denis Oguta Oliech is a former Kenyan retired professional footballer. He was born on the 2nd of February 1985 in Mathare, Nairobi Kenya. Oliech played as a striker and featured for the Kenya National team for which he became the Nation’s all-time record goalscorer scoring 34 goals. In addition, before he retired from international football in the year 2016. Denis Oliech however started his career as a kid at Dagoretti Santos and Mathare United. Meanwhile, Oliech went to Ligue 1 side Marseille on trial in his youth career, however, Bob Munro, the Mathare United chairman blocked his transfer. He started his professional career in 2003 at Al-Arabi in Qatar until late 2005. More Details to follow…