Another young footballer has sadly passed away suddenly with her life ahead of her.
Marvel Simiyu was just 21 when she passed away; the talented winger from the club Trans Nzoia Falcons FC from Kenya’s Women’s Premier League died suddenly after going to Webuye Hospital in Bungoma County on Tuesday, June 14th, complaining of a stomach problem.
Sadly, she passed away in hospital with no official announcement on what caused her death.
The club ‘Trans Nzoia Falcons’ paid tribute to their star player.
“It is with great sadness Trans Nzoia Falcons FC must report the tragic loss of one of our senior players Marvel Simiyu who passed away on Tuesday night at Webuye hospital. Our prayers are with his family friends, and teammates at this time; rest in Peace.”
Many fans took to social media to mourn the loss of Simiyu
Carol Radull wrote: “It is a sad day for Kenyan football as TransNzoia Falcons confirm the demise of one of their senior players Marvel Simiyu. Marvel played as a winger and passed away on Tuesday night at Webuye hospital. My condolences to the family. MHSRIP.