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Kenya: Famous Ex Gor-Mahia football player, Kevin Oliech, dies from Cancer in Germany

Kevin Oliech
Famous Ex Gor-Mahia football player, Kevin Oliech, dies from Cancer in Germany

Former Harambee Stars, Gor Mahia and Mathare United centre forward Kevin Oliech has succumbed to cancer in a hospital in Germany.

Kevin, who is the younger brother of Harambee Stars all-time goal scorer Dennis Oliech, has been ailing for some time and was under treatment in Germany under the care of his elder brother Ken Oliech.

Kevin’s sudden death comes two years after that of his mother, Mary Auma Oliech who passed on in July 2018.

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Kevin featured for Kenyan Premier League sides Tusker, Ushuru, Thika United, and Nairobi City Stars as well.

Internationally, he played for German fifth tier side KFC Uerdingen 05 and second-tier Alemannia Aachen, among other teams before hanging his boots.

Kenyans and football fans mourned the 33-year-old with grief on social media platforms.

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