Tears, laughter and tributes as Kenyans celebrate Benjamin Ayimba

Rugby fans carry the portrait of the late Benjamin Ayimba as the hearse carrying his remains for the service at RFUEA grounds on June 9, 2021.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Former Vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, Kenya Rugby Union chairman, Oduor Gangla, his predecessors Mwangi Muthee and Richard Omwela and officials from clubs that Ayimba played for were among those who paid their glowing tribute to the legend.
  • Also to eulogise Ayimba was the Kenya Rugby League Federation chairman Richard Nyakwaka and Arigi Obiero on behalf of fans.

Former Kenya Sevens coach, the late Benjamin Ayimba, made his last appearance on the pitch with rugby enthusiasts paying their last respect at the RFUEA grounds Wedmesday.

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