Kageni mourns 'vibrant, energetic' Kevin Oliech

It was incredible seeing his talent, he says

In Summary

• Kevin succumbed to cancer which he has been battling for four years

Kevin Oliech
Kevin Oliech

Classic 105's Maina Kageni has joined millions of Kenyans in mourning Kevin Oliech, brother of footballer Dennis Oliech, who died in Germany on Sunday.

Kevin, a celebrated footballer, succumbed to cancer, which he had been battling for four years.

Maina paid tribute to Kevin and described him as vibrant and energetic.


"Kevin was so young and with so much talent," he said during his breakfast show yesterday.

"I interacted with him for so long, it was incredible seeing his talent. One day cancer, too, shall die. Rest in peace. 

"I spoke to Dennis Oliech and told him his kid brother was so young, he was vibrant and energetic, by the time they discovered cancer, it was too late. "

Kevin had been in and out hospitals. His death comes barely two years after the Oliech family lost their mother to cancer.