Kenya rugby star Mike Okombe is dead

Piece by: Uncle Chim Tuna

The Kenyan rugby fraternity has suffered a major blow after a rugby fifteens player Mike Okombe was stabbed to death on Saturday night.

Okombe, the Nakuru RFC player was allegedly stabbed by his wife in Nakuru under unclear circumstances.

He was set to join Kabras Sugar for the new season.

Topfry Nakuru RFC official website indicated "Nakuru RFC just lost one of its players Mike Okombe who plays for Kenya 15s under very unclear circumstances, the body lying is at valley hospital".

'It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing on of one of our own. Keep the family and the entire Nakuru rugby fraternity in your prayers during these trying times,'.

Okombe was born on 4th May 1990.

Until his death, he played the position of the flanker.

He has played for Kenya Fifteens as an openside flanker.