Kenyan Mourns Tragic Death Of Colourful Football Fan Isaac Juma

The late Issac Juma

”I have learnt with profound shock and sadness of Juma’s murder. “Juma was a devoted and entertaining football enthusiast who graced many sporting activities in the county,”-Kakamega County Governor Wycliffe Oparanya

By The Weekly Vision Online

Kenyans are mourning the brutal murder of veteran Harambee Stars and AFC Leopards fan Isaac Juma. Mr Juma was hacked to death at his home in Mumias, Kakamega County moments after he finished taking supper with his wife and was preparing for bed. Police said they have arrested a suspect over the attack.

The officers handling the matter said preliminary findings showed the attack was a result of a dispute over a piece of land in the area. Many politicians and football fans mourned the killing of the popular soccer fan, a familiar figure in football stadiums during football matches. “We are heartbroken by the loss of the ever-present AFC Leopards and Harambee Stars longstanding fan Isaac Juma. He was a friendly, ever jovial and passionate soccer supporter,” said a fan. “Our thoughts are with the family and soccer fraternity during this painful time. Rest In Peace, Juma.”

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya said he had learnt with profound shock and sadness of Juma’s murder. “Juma was a devoted and entertaining football enthusiast who graced many sporting activities in the county,” he said. We mourn the senseless killing of Mr Isaac Juma Onyango, a renowned football fan and a strong supporter of our party leader Raila Odinga.”

Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala said he was saddened to have woken up to the news that soccer has lost a loyal fan. “He was a dominant figure in each of my annual Cleo Malalah Super Cup. On behalf of my family and the people of Kakamega, I express my heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. RIP Juma,” he said. FKF caretaker team said it was deeply saddened by Juma’s murder calling on the police to find the killers “and make them pay for the brutal slaying.”

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