Impala RFC mourning departed Oyugi

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Impala RFC and St. Mary’s High school are mourning the death of flanker Anthony Oyugi who passed on Saturday.

The club announced his demise on Sunday but did not reveal the cause of his death. They went on to say they will provide more information once the family unveil.

“Ladies and Gentlemen we take this chance with a heavy heart to inform you that our brother Anthony Oyugi⁩ rested yesterday,” the club shared

“We shall keep you posted as we wait for more information from the family. We the Impala family would like to pass our sincere condolences to the family,” the club added.

Oyugi will be remembered for his outstanding display in rugby since his highschool level where he featured in the 2008 Prescott Cup against the Rift Valley Academy.

In 2009, Oyugi was named to represent the country in the World Under-20 squad and became a boast of the St. Mary’s High school when he led the team to win the provisional title and even taking part in the Dubai 7s school Category.

In 2011, Oyugi was featured in the Bamburi Rugby Super Series when he featured the 2004 and 2006 champions SDV Transami Cheetahs alongside Biko Adema and Innocent Simiyu.

He has been part of the Impala family till he met his death and featured in the Kenya Cup Safari 7s and also the National 7s team.


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