Tank, KRU mourn departed Kenyan legend

Rugby Governing body, Kenya Rugby Union has joined the rugby fraternity in mourning the death of former Kenya forward Douglas Wekhomba.

The former Impala Saracens lock who was part of the 1985 national team squad passed away on Tuesday 4 July.

Blak Blad Head coach Michael ‘Tank’ Otieno who was Wekhomba’s teammate at Impala and in the national team has expressed sorrow and disbelief after the new of the locks departure.

“He was my peer and friend. We started out as rivals in high school. Dougie featuring for Lenana School and me for Alliance. We played together at Impala and the national team. His death comes as a shock, ” Tank was qouted by KRU.

Wekhomba was part of the Kenya team that was honored by the Rugby Union two years ago.


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