Impala Saracens rugby team is mourning the death of their star player, Richard Sidindi Akoth after he drowned while swimming at the club’s swimming pool.
Sidindi, who plays as a full back, met his death on Monday morning .
Sidindi whose nick name was Real Jadhah Power, was an Information Technology specialist.
In 2016, Mwamba RFC scrum-half Victor ‘yoods’ Wayodi passed on during his comeback match.
Wayodi collapsed on the pitch after developing breathing difficulties while playing against Nakuru RFC.
The 24-year-old was rushed to Nairobi Women’s hospital but succumbed to cardiac arrest while undergoing treatment.
In 2017, Nakuru RFC player, Mike Okombe perished after he was stabbed to death by his girlfriend.
According to reports, Okombe attended a party with his girlfriend, and news of his death broke much later. The girlfriend stabbed him to death after an argument.
Among those who have taken to social media to mourn him include Carol Radul.
“Impala RFC Fullback Richard Sidindi Akoth has died after he tragically drowned while swimming at the Club’s Grounds this morning. So devastating. May his soul rest in peace. 🙏🏼”