Basketball coach Smatts Olumbo passes on

Basketball coach Smatts Olumbo passes on

Basketball coach Smatts Olumbo passes on

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Former Kenyan Eagle Wings basketball team head coach Thomas Smatts Olumbo is dead. Olumbo passed away last weekend at the Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi where e had been admitted on Friday evening.

“Coach has been battling bad health for a long time but was taken to hospital Friday then passed on saturday night at 7pm at Mbagathi hospital.” Confirmed Eagle Wings assistant coach Evelyn Kedogo.

Olumbo has been a mentor to many Kenya basketball players and also guided Eagle Wings to several basketball glories both domestically and regionally, his most recent achievement being a bronze finish with Eagle Wings during the FIBA Africa women club championships held in Morocco in 2013.

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