Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Football | Kenya

AFC fan dies in tragic accident



One AFC Leopards’ fan died and ten were seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was in involved an accident on Saturday.

The fans were enroute to Nairobi after watching Leopards vs Karuturi league match when the pick-up truck they were travelling in collided with a trailer at the Mai Mahiu/Naivasha roundabout.

The injured are currently admitted at Naivasha District Hospital with four believed to be in critical condition.

The driver of the trailer was arrested and is currently helping police in Naivasha with investigation.

Speaking at the hospital, AFC Leopards acting secretary general Duncan Angode told SuperSport.com that one patient was later in the evening rushed to Nairobi Hospital for further medical check-up.

Those injured according to Angode were members of the AFC Leopards Kibera Branch .

Club chairman Alex Ole Magelo sent condolences to the family of the bereaved and wished those admitted quick recovery.

“I’m saddened with the news. It’s unfortunate we have lost one precious life, a person who had travelled all the way from Nairobi to cheer the team. On behalf of the club and the entire Leopards’ fraternity, I would like to pass our sincere condolences and wish those who are currently admitted speedy recovery.”



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
Why wait? Do it now!
Referees are at the “coal face” when it comes to criticism. We get the abuse, the taunts, and the...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Arsene Wenger’s legacy in danger
In September 2002, Arsenal visited Elland Road and proceeded to trash the living room of their...

Segun Odegbami
Caf Elections - Ahmad rises as Hayatou falls
He should have seen the writing on the wall. He should known it was a matter of time before fate...

Sunday Oliseh
Will Arsenal ever dominate again?
When you talk of the most prestigious clubs in the history of English and world club football, the...