List of 5 Kenyan Retired Football Legends

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List of-5 Kenyan Retired Football Legends

Joe Kadenge

Joe Kadenge

Joe Kadenge is a Kenyan retired football player and coach.

Kadenge was part of the Kenya national football team and also played for Maragoli United, and scored the fastest ever goal in the Kenyan Premier League.

He also played club football for Abaluhya United, winning the Kenyan Premier League in 1966. He managed the Kenya national football team in 2002.

 

Michael "Mike" Okoth Origi

Mike Origi

Michael “Mike” Okoth Origi (born 16 November 1967), commonly referred to as Mike Okoth, is a retired Kenyan footballer. Initially playing as a goalkeeper he converted to a striker at Shabana, a position that he would feature in for both club and country.

He spent most of his professional career in Belgium and is the father to Belgian international footballer, Divock Origi.

Mike Okoth started his football career with Itierio Secondary School from where he was spotted by Shabana. He would feature for Shabana in the Kenyan Super League and at continental level in the African Champions Cup. In 1989, he would join Kenya Breweries (now Tusker).

In 1992, he moved to Omani club Al Boshar and after the Africa Cup of Nations K.V. Oostende of the Belgian Second Division.

He would experience success with Racing Club Genk winning the 1998–99 Belgian First Division and the 1999-00 Belgian Cup.

Mike Okoth would end his career in 2006 playing in the Belgian Third Division with K.S.K. Tongeren and later with Cobox 76.

Mike Okoth earned his first international call up in the 1989 CECAFA Cup turning out for a Kenya ‘B’ team.

He would represent the Harambee Stars in the Africa Cup of Nations in 1990, 1992 and 2004.

 

James Aggrey Siang'a

James Aggrey Siang’a ( 1949 – 9 September 2016)

He was a Kenyan footballer and active as football manager, he coached throughout Africa at both the club and national level, and coached Kenyan club side Gor Mahia.

Siang’a played as a goalkeeper and played at international level for Kenya. He played for Kenya at the 1972 African Cup of Nations finals. Siang’a managed Kenya between 1999 and 2000.

Siang’a then moved to Tanzania, where he was manager of the Tanzanian national team in 2002. Siang’a also managed Tanzanian club sides Simba SC and Moro United, as well as Express FC in Uganda.  In October 2004, while at Moro United, Siang’a was approached to take over as manager of the Kenyan national team, but he refused.

Later that same month, Siang’a was also approached to become manager of the Tanzanian national team; once again, he refused. Siang’a also coached Mtibwa Sugar in Tanzania, before becoming coach of Gor Mahia in Kenya.

 

Sammy Onyango

Sammy Onyango

Sammy Onyango (3 March 1961 – 2 August 2002) was a Kenya international football winger who played club football in Kenya. Born in Migori District, Onyango began playing football in the Kenyan Premier League with Gor Mahia F.C. at age 17 in 1979.

Onyango helped Gor Mahia win a domestic league and cup double, and its first and only African Cup Winners’ Cup title in 1987. In 1989, he joined Kisumu Posta, the club he would finish his playing career with in the 1990s.

Onyango made several appearances for the Kenya national football team, including six FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. He played for Kenya at the 1988 and 1990 African Cup of Nations finals. He also won a silver medal with Kenya at the 1987 All-Africa Games in Nairobi.

Henry Motego

Henry Motego

Henry Motego (born 21 May 1964) is a former Kenya international football forward who played for clubs in Kenya and Oman.

Born in Gucha District, Motego began playing football in the local league for Shabana Kisii. He helped the club gain promotion to the Kenyan Premier League in 1988. After performing well with Shabana, he was noticed by Kenya Breweries F.C. and signed for the club in 1989.

In 1991, Motego signed for Omani league side Al-Oruba SC for two seasons. Motego returned to play for Kenya Breweries until he retired in 2000.

Motego made several appearances for the Kenya national football team, including six FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. He played for Kenya at the 1988, 1990 and 1992 African Cup of Nations  finals.

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