Kenyan Premier League clubs, FKF mourn legend Kadenge

Kenyan Premier League clubs and Football Kenya Federation (FKF) have taken to social media to mourn departed Kenyan football legend, Joe Kadenge.

Kadenge died on Sunday morning at Nairobi hospital after a long battle with illness. He has been in and out of the hospital for the last couple of years.

Kadenge who is regarded as one of Kenya’s best footballers ever, played for the now defunct Maragoli United before moving to AFC Leopards where he made his name.

He also starred with the national team Harambee Stars and coached the national team as well after retiring from active football.

Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has mourned the departed icon saying his contributions to the growth of football in the country will forever be cherished.

Mwendwa statement

I am saddened by the passing on of Kenyan football legend Joe Kadenge.

His contribution and dedication to the game will forever be remembered and cherished both within and across our borders.

On my own behalf and that of the entire Kenya football fraternity, I wish to send my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Kadenge.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at these trying times, may you find solace in the memories.

Kenyan Premier League clubs, led by his former club AFC Leopards have also taken to social media to mourn his demise.

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