The Kenyan football fraternity is mourning the passing on of veteran coach Henry Omino.
The immediate former Kisumu Allstars head coach succumbed to thyroid cancer on Friday, March 20, in Kisumu,
Other teams he coached include; Western Stima FC, Agro-and Kisumu Posta.
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Henry Omino’s death was first announced by the Football Kenyan Federation. A statement on their official Twitter page read,
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of immediate former Kisumu All-Stars coach Henry Omino who passed on early Friday morning.
May his soul rest in peace, and may his family and friends find solace during these trying times.
His death comes at a difficult time when the world is fighting Covid-19 which has claimed more than 6,000 lives among them Rhumba maestro singer Aurlus Mabele.
Kenyan international footballer Michael Olunga Ogada has led football fans in mourning Omino, who many have described as a talented and great coach. Check out their messages of condolences to the bereaved family.
Ogada Olunga I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Coach Henry Omino.
Thank you for the immense contribution in moulding greater talents in the Kenyan football fraternity . RIP
Kisumu Allstars FC @KisumuAllstars family is this morning deeply saddened by the passing on of former Head Coach Henry Omino. Omino succumbed to cancer after a long battle. May our condolences bring comfort and may our prayers ease the pain of this loss to the family. #RIP #Otenga
R.O Sports Our hearts are saddened by the sudden loss of one of Kenya’s most iconic & legendary football managers ; Coach Omino. Our sincere condolences, thoughts & prayers with the family during this dark hour. We will forever celebrate you ‘Mario Zagalo’
Ronald Okoth I’m deeply saddened to learn about the death of my former coach & friend Mr Henry Omino. A legend who gave me my first ever real experience in the KPL with Western Stima & had immense trust & faith in me. Rest well ‘Mario Zagalo’. A Kenyan football legend has fallen
Michelle Katami Zagalo has http://rested.Coach Henry Omino succumbed to cancer. He had a way with players kwanza at Western Stima, team was solid.. His contribution to Kenyan football was immense, a talent developer. Last assignment was Kisumu All-Stars. Condolences to family & friends..RIP
Onjili Death has robbed Kenyan football a brilliant servant. Coach Henry Omino was a huge credit to our local game, RIP Boss. Thank you for your service to the game
Tiras Waiyaki RIP! Legendary KPL coach #HenryOmino. A towering football figure of our time. My condolences to all bereaved.
Kenneth Juma Travel thee well coaches #HenryOmino RIP. Folded hands