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President Kenyatta mourns rugby icon Benjamin Ayimba

President Kenyatta mourns rugby icon Benjamin Ayimba

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Nairobi, 22nd May 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, friends and relatives of celebrated rugby coach Benjamin Ayimba who passed away on Friday night at a Nairobi hospital. The President mourned the departed sportsman as a Kenyan great and an icon of rugby saying Ayimba had inspired a generation of Kenyans to take up and excel in rugby. “It is a sad day in the history of Kenyan sports having lost Benjamin. From his exploits on the field as  a rugby player and on the touch line as a coach, Benjamin inspired a generation of young Kenyans to take up and excel as rugby players. He was truly a national rugby icon," the President eulogised. “As a nation, we will forever be grateful for his great contribution to Kenya’s sports espec...