TRANSITION: Mwamba RFC Player Bereaved

Mwamba Ladies player/coach and former Kenya international Mary Otieno has lost her mother.

According to her teammate and friend Celestine Masinde, Mama Marciana Apondi Achieng (Mary’s mother) was found dead in her house in Buruburu Estate, Nairobi on Friday 22 April 2016.

“She was found gagged and her hands tied at the at the back. She was lying found and we suspect she might have died of suffocation,” she told Mwamba Rugby.

The tragic events happened between 4.00pm and 7.00pm on Friday. The robbers who according to reports gained entry into her home by pretending to be Kenya Power staff. They stole several electronics and food stuffs.

Mama Marciana leaves behind five siblings, three boys and two girls. Mary is the third born.

Family and friends are meeting at Norwich Union Towers, opposite Hilton Hotel for funeral arrangements.