Sports fraternity mourn former president Moi
- The death of the former President Daniel Arap Moi on Tuesday morning indeed brought ‘almost everything to a standstill’ as Kenyans united to mourn the long-serving former head of state.
- Sports fraternity was not left behind in mourning the second president of Kenya as clubs, federations and players remembered how during his reign he laid down strong foundation which has raised Kenya’s profile as an African sporting powerhouse.
The death of the former President Daniel Arap Moi on Tuesday morning brought ‘almost everything to a standstill’ as Kenyans united to mourn the former head of state.
Sports family took on Twitter to mourn the second President of Kenya as clubs, federations and players remembered passion for sports.
Here, Citizen Digital samples some of the messages as sports family joined other Kenyans to remember Moi after #RipMoi quickly shot top as the trending topic on micro-blogging site Twitter moments after the former president breathed his last.
Athletics Kenya would like to join fellow Kenyans and the sports fraternity in mourning the passing on of former President Daniel Arap Moi. pic.twitter.com/FpivPRU2h7
— Athletics Kenya (AK) (@athletics_kenya) February 4, 2020
We remember Mzee Moi for the role he played in Kenyan football and more specifically for standing with Gor Mahia during continental matches in the 80s.
Our heartfelt condolences!
[Photo / Gor Mahia captain receiving Mandela Cup from Moi in 1987]
— GOR MAHIA FC (@OfficialGMFC) February 4, 2020
— Sofapaka FC (@FC_Sofapaka) February 4, 2020
— AFC Leopards SC (@AFCLeopards) February 4, 2020
— Kariobangi Sharks FC (@k_sharksfc) February 4, 2020
It is with sadness that we receive the news of former President, His Excellency Daniel Moi’s passing on. As the former Commander-in-Chief takes a bow, we take this moment to wish his family comfort as we pass our heartfelt condolences. May his soul rest in eternal peace.#RIPMoi pic.twitter.com/X2PtbQEib4
— Ulinzi Stars FC (@UlinziStarsFC) February 4, 2020
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