University of Eldoret flyhalf Hazary Murimi has been laid to rest in Kianjokomo area in Embu town.
The halfback was buried on Friday 29 December afternoon, six days after he passed on in a Nairobi hospital following complications after an operation.
Murimi picked a head injury while featuring for his home town club Embu RFC in Embu 7s in the month of July as universities were on a long holiday.
Trojans Team Manager Kelvin Mwisheni has thanked all those who stood with club and helped raise funds towards the burial.
“Thanks all stakeholders who assisted in contributions . We managed to raise all the bill that was required by the family through all groups . I say thank you to all the people have been supportive to the Trojans club,” Mwisheni told the Scrummage.
Murimi was not able feature in a rugby action since picking up the injury. He had a surgery on Saturday 16 October and was allowed to leave hospital two days later but was rushed back on Thursday 21 before passing on on Friday.
The rugby fraternity has lost seven players since the month of July. James Kilonzo (KCB), Kevin Opondo (MMUST), Mike Okombe (Kabras), Mike Ouma (USIU), Peter Wekesa (Former Homeboyz skipper)and George Gachui (former Quins) passed on in the last five months.