Kenyans from all walks of life have joined hands in Mourning legendary Coach Henry Omino who passed on Friday, after a long battle with Cancer.

The late Omino was the immediate former head-coach of Kisumu Allstars FC. The news of Omino’s death were made public by his former employer Kisumu Allstars.

“@KisumuAllstars family is this morning deeply saddened by the passing on of former Head Coach Henry Omino. Omino succumbed to cancer after a long battle. May our condolences bring comfort and may our prayers ease the pain of this loss to the family. #RIP #Otenga” reads a tweet from Kisumu AllStars.

Kenyans Mourn legendary coach Henry Omino
Kenyans Mourn legendary coach Henry Omino

Following the announcement, Kenyans On Twitter and other football fanatics mourned Omino as a great coach.

Condolences messages

AFC Leopards wrote “We are deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the passing of the immediate former head-coach of Kisumu Allstars FC, Henry Omino. Our heartfelt condolences and thoughts go out to his family and friends at this terribly difficult time. May his soul rest in peace Folded hands #Ingwe”.

Micahel Olunga “I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Coach Henry Omino. Thank you for the immense contribution in molding greater talents in the Kenyan football fraternity . RIP Folded hands”.

Football Kenya Federation “Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of immediate former Kisumu All-Stars coach Henry Omino who passed on early Friday morning. May his soul rest in peace, and may his family and friends find solace during these trying times”

Ronald Okoth “I’m deeply saddened to learn about the death of my former coach & friend Mr Henry Omino Broken heart A legend who gave me my first ever real experience in the KPL with Western Stima & had immense trust & faith in me Loudly crying face Rest well ‘Mario Zagalo’. A Kenyan football legend has fallen Broken heart”

Gor Mahia “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the Legendary Tactician Henry Omino. Rest in peace 'Zagalo'

Collian Kogutu “Saddened to learn of the death of veteran football coach Henry Omino. The former Western Stima and Kisumu AllStars head coach was a great tactician who nurtured many talents within our sporting industry. It's a huge loss! May his soul rest in eternity”.