AFC Leopards' ardent supporter Joram Akonje alias Bishop is dead

AFC Leopards' ardent supporter Joram Akonje alias Bishop is dead

AFC Leopards have been dealt a huge blow following the death of die-hard supporter Joram ‘Bishop’ Akonje.

Bishop, who was a common face during AFC Leopards’ games over the years was reportedly found dead in Vihiga county.

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He would easily spotted in his blue and white ‘Bishops’ regalia, a head gear and a bible which he carried with him in all AFC Leopards games.

According to his family, the deceased left his house at Mathare area for his rural home in Bunyore in Vihiga before returning to the city.

He was however found dead on Wednesday morning, July 10, at Kima market in the western Kenya county under unclear circumstances.

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Police are now said to have launched a probe into the matter.

Meanwhile, fans, led by former Leopards captain Duncan Otieno have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the diehard club supporter.

Story by Kevin Kimutai, correspondent.

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