Athletic fraternity condole beareaved coach Kirwa

Athletic fraternity condole beareaved coach Kirwa

Kenya’s athletic fraternity is mourning the passing on of the mother to the Team Kenya head coach Julius Kirwa.

Priscah Chemisik Soo took her last breath on Friday noon at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital after losing battle to Leukemia.

Led by the president Athletics Kenya Jack Tuwei, the athletics family has sent their message of condolences to the coach and the entire family.

Tuwei said, “I want to send my sincere message of condolence to coach himself and the entire family. Losing a parent is very painful  and may the Lord give them strength during this festive season. I am personally praying for the family. I have talked to the coach personally and we will support them during this trying period,”Tuwei said.

Central Rift AK chairman Abraham Mutai also sent his condolence saying the family should be remembered in prayers during this festive season.

Kirwa said burial arrangements were ongoing at Kimogoch village in Nandi County.

The coach is famed for guiding Kenya to better performances in international assignments including the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing where Kenya topped the world and the 2016 Rio Olympics in which the country posted its best ever Olympic results.

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