Rugby family was thrown into mourning following the death of former Kenya Sevens player Allan Makaka who died by road accident.
Makala’s car rammed into a trailer along Mombasa road on Friday night, and rugby federation Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) sent the condolences message.
KRU wrote mourned the former Mumias Boys on its twitter handle: “We are deeply saddened by the death of former #Kenya7s International player. Our most sincere condolences goes out to his family and friends. Rest in Peace Champ.”
The former Kenya Sevens international was part of the squad that played at the 2005 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong and the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.
He made a total of 57 appearances on the Sevens World Series, managing 28 tries and is ranked 21st overall amongst Kenya’s all time try scorers on the World Series.
He played for Kenya Harlequin.