[Mark Odhiambo, Photo: Futaa.com]
It is a sad holiday for the Kenya football’s fraternity following the news of the demise Former Harambee Stars defender Mark Odhiambo .
Mark’s family confirmed his death after a short illness. Odhiambo, who featured for local sides among them KCB, Tusker FC and Wazito FC, is reported to have passed away Today at 11am.
According to his family, he had been in Intensive Care for the last few days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor and a blood clot.
“It is true Mark is no more, he rested today at around 11 in the morning. He fell sick last week on Wednesday while at work and he was rushed to Karen Hospital where numerous tests were carried out and revealed a clot. We then transferred him to Coptic where he has been in the ICU since then with doctors doing their best but unfortunately we lost him today,” his younger brother George Omondi, who plays for Ulinzi Stars, told Mozzart Sport.
Odhiambo had retired from football, and was in the transport business.