Kenyan rugby legend Benjamin Ayimba passes on

Kenya Sevens coach Benjamin Ayimba gives instructions to players during their training session for World Rugby Sevens series on January 9, 2016 at Gems Cambridge International School. Ayimba died on May 22, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Ayimba, who was transferred from Avenue Healthcare Hospital to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on April 10, lost the fight to cerebral malaria.
  • Ayimba was admitted for the first time in January with cerebral malaria but was discharged only to fall sick again and was readmitted in mid March.

Former Kenya Sevens head coach Benjamin Ayimba is dead.


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