Former Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr has mourned departed club bus driver Patrick Osewe who died on Wednesday after a long battle with illness.
Osewe was a long-serving club servant and interacted with Kerr during his time as Gor Mahia coach. He was adored by many both the playing unit the fans and the management.
Kerr has now taken to Twitter to mourn the K’Ogalo loyalist. He said news of his demise had hit him in a way he did not expect.
“Sometimes in life, a personality hits you in bigger ways you never expect. My condolences thoughts & prayers to his family especially his young Daughter the K’Ogalo family. Patrick you will forever be with me, now go enjoy meeting my Mum in Heaven I will miss you, God bless you,” he tweeted.
Kerry coached Gor Mahia for 16 months winning the 2017 and 2018 Kenyan Premier League titles. A disagreement with a section of the management team saw him depart for South Africa’s Black Leopards in November 2018.
Popularly known as Agwambo, Osewe had been battling an unnamed illness before he succumbed to it on Wednesday. The club confirmed his demise through a stamen posted on their social media pages on Wednesday evening.
“Transition: It’s with profound grief that we announce passing on of our long-serving driver Mr. Patrick Osewe. Fondly known as Agwambo, he died on Wednesday after a long illness; kindly put his family and relatives in your prayers,” the record Kenyan Premier League champions tweeted