Kevin Oliech
Ken and his brother Kevin Oliech

The sports fraternity together with fans of football star Kevin Oliech are mourning his passing.

Kevin was Dennis Oliech’s small brother, he died in Germany while receiving treatment for cancer.

kevin Opiyo OliechTributes and condolences for the fallen star have been trickling in ever since the news of his death was confirmed yesterday evening (Sunday 16, August 2020).

Kifo hakina huruma! Dennis Oliech’s brother, Kevin Oliech is dead!

Here are some of the moving tributes.

@CarolRadull: Former Harambee Stars, Mathare United and Thika United player Kevin Oliech, a younger brother to Dennis Oliech, is dead. May he RIP! #TheScoreKE

@VictorWanyama: My deepest condolences to the family and friends Of Kevin Oliech. prayers to the family during this time of sorrow

@RealJaguarKenya: It’s with deep sorrow that I’ve learned of the death of a great friend, Kevin Oliech. I offer my condolences to the Oliech family. Kev was a kind person. I remember the last time we met as if it was yesterday. He paid for my lunch at Ranalo. RIP my friend. Gone, but not forgotten

@timbryett: Kevin Oliech – The world should know how good this boy was, and taken from us too soon

@MikeSonko: 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.

@MwalimChurchill: My condolences to the Oliech family & friends on the loss of Kevin Oliech…Rest champ.

Kevin Opiyo Oliech

@MathareUtd: We would like to send our deepest condolences to the Oliech family following the passing on of Kevin Oliech on Sunday evening. Kevin, who is brother to Dennis Oliech and Andrew Oyombe, was part of the Mathare United squad that won the 2008 KPL title. May he Rest in Peace.

Catholic church gets rapper Parroty and Kabagazi arrested over Niko Thirsty song (photo)