Wisdom Naya: Former Sofapaka prodigy succumbs to cancer

Wisdom Naya: Former Sofapaka prodigy succumbs to cancer

His former club, Sofapaka, broke the news of his death on their social media handles, saying, “We are saddened to have lost our former midfielder Wisdom Naya. The youngster has passed on due to soft tissue, Sarcoma. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Naya."

Wisdom Naya

Former Sofapaka midfielder Wisdom Naya has died following complications from Sarcoma.

Naya,19,  an alumnus of St. Anthony’s Kitale, had his left leg amputated early this year as a result of the disease which halted his promising career that saw him earn major accolades include Most Valuable Player at the 2018 Copa Coca Cola African Championships.

His former club, Sofapaka, broke the news of his death on their social media handles, saying, “We are saddened to have lost our former midfielder Wisdom Naya. The youngster has passed on due to soft tissue, Sarcoma. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Naya."

Sarcoma is an uncommon group of cancers which arise in the bones and connective tissue such as fat and muscle.

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