Menengai Cream Homeboyz and the entire rugby fraternity is once again in mourning following Andrew Wekesa’s tragic death in Mlolongo on Sunday 15 January 2017.
Andrew, a 2016 graduate of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, played as a prop forward at Menengai Cream Homeboyz, a team he joined in 2011 upon completion of his secondary education at the Kakamega High School. He had a year’s stint at the Resolution Impala Saracens in 2014 before returning to Homeboyz where he last featured in their 33-32 Kenya Cup defeat to the Strathmore Leos on Saturday 10 December 2016.
He also played for the Kenya U19s at the 2011 Rugby Africa U19 Championships, represented franchise sides Chui and Papa in the 2013 and 2014 Rugby Super Series and was part of the provisional Kenya Simbas squad in 2013.
Law enforcement agencies are pursuing leads into the circumstances surrounding his demise.
* kenyacup.co.ke extends its’ condolences to Andrew’s family,friends and team-mates. May you all find comfort and peace during this trying time. Rest In Peace Andrew Wekesa.