Joe Kadenge alipenda nambari saba na alifariki Julai 7 – Mwanawe

Siku ya Junatano, wanasiasa, marafiki wa karibu na familia yake Joe Kadenge, walikusanyika kwenye Kanisa la Friends International kumpa heshima zake za mwisho shujaa huyo.

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Bobi Wine kuwa mpizani wake Rais Yoweri Museveni katika uchaguzi ujao

Ilitarajiwa kwamba waombolezi wengi ikiwemo wachezaji wenzake wa zamani wangevaa nguo za jersey lakini walizivaa suti nyeusi. Mjukuu wake peke yake ndiye aliyevaa jersey ya rangi nyekundu na nyeupe.

Kanisa lilikuwa limejaa watu wa kikundi cha umri wake Joe.

Binti yake Esther alisema,

Joe alipenda nambari saba, jeresi yake ilikuwa namba saba, gari yake ilikuwa na nambari saba, namba yake ya nyumba pia ilikuwa ni saba na alifariki tarehe saba ya Julai.

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Aliyekuwa dereva wake ndiye aliyetoa hotuba akiwa wa kwanza kwani walienda kila mahali pamoja.

Hakuna mtu mwingine Mzee alipenda kama mimi. Kazi yangu ilikuwa moja na ambayo niliyofurahia kufanya kwani nilikuwa nampelekea maji na kurudisha mkono kwa mtu aliyenichunga vizuri. Nimepoteza rafiki, baba, lakini Mungu alimpenda zaidi.

Esther Arunga kuhukumiwa leo dhidi ya kifo cha mwanawe

Ilikuwa furaha kwani familia na wachezaji wenzake walikuja kwa idadi kubwa kusherehekea maisha mazuri aliyoishi. JJ Masika aliwaongoza watu wachache ambao walicheza na Kadenge katika mazungumzo machache.

“Alikuwa shujaa ambaye mimi bado namheshimu. Alikuwa mchezaji mzuri.”

Ndugu yake John Anzrah alitoa hotuba ya furaha.

Alikuja nyumbani kutoka Nairobi na kuleta soseji na kutufanya kuwa familia ya kwanza kula soseji katika kijiji chetu.

Mke wake wa pili Mariah Kadenge alikuwa na hisia nyingi na alishindwa kusoma hotuba yake lakini dada zake walisoma kwa niaba yake.

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Wageni waheshimiwa wahudhuria misa ya wafu ya Joe Kadenge

Magwiji wa kadanda nchini, wanasiasa, familia na marafiki wa mwenda zake Joe Kadenge ni miongoni mwa mamia ya waliohudhuria misa yake ya wafu katika kanisa la Friends Church, Ngong road.

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Gwiji huyo wa kadanda nchini, aliaga dunia yapata wiki mbili zilizopita akiwa na umri wa miaka 84, na alisifiwa na wengi kama mwanasoka ambaye aliiletea Kenya hadhi kuu katika nyanja ya soka.

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Miongoni mwa waliohudhuria misa hiyo ni rafiki wake wa karibu, mtangazaji Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee, kinara wa ODM, Raila Odinga, mwenzake wa Ford Kenya, Musalia Mudavadi na mwakilishi wa kina mama kaunti ya Nairobi, Esther Passaris.

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Joe Kadenge alikuwa mwanasoka mahiri sana siku zake na aliichezea timu ya taifa Harambee stars kwa miaka 14 baada ya kuanza kusakata boli  miaka ya sitini.

Baada ya kustaafu kutoka soka, Joe alijitosa katika usimamizi wa kandanda ambapo pia alipaa na kuwa kocha wa timu ya Harambee Stars mwaka wa 2002.

Mwenyezi mungu na aijalie nafsi yake na kuipa ujasiri familia na rafiki zake.

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City Stadium kubadilishwa jina na kuitwa Joe Kadenge

City Stadium itabadilishwa jina na kuitwa Joe Kadenge Stadium kwa heshima ya gwiji huyo wa soka aliyefariki yapata wiki mbili zilizopita, kinara wa upinzani Raila Odinga alitangaza hapo jana.

Odinga anasema tayari ameshajadiliana na rais Uhuru Kenyatta na gavana wa kaunti ya Nairobi Mike Sonko kuhusu mipango ya kutekeleza hilo. Kadenge aliyejulikana sana kwa ustadi wake katika soka tangia miaka ya sitini atazikwa wikendi hii.

Olunga na Wanyama wamtakia buriani njema Joe Kadenge

Kwingineko, kocha wa Harambee Stars Sebastian Migne anatarajiwa kuregea nchini hapo kesho baada ya mapumziko ya wki mbili kufuatia kushiriki katika kipute cha AFCON mwaka huu.

Migne anawasili siku moja kabla ya Stars kuripoti kambini kuanza matayarisho ya michuano ya kufuzu kwa CHAN mwaka wa 2020 ambapo watachuana na Tanzania wiki ijayo.

Mechi ya marudio itachezwa tarehe 4 mwezi ujao huku mshindi akipangiwa kupambana na Sudan katika raundi ya mwisho.

Tukisalia bara Afrika, aliyekua kiungo wa kati wa Uholanzi Clarence Seedorf amefutwa kazi kama kocha wa Cameroon baada ya timu hiyo kukosa kuhifadhi taji lao la AFCON.

RIP Joe Kadenge:Rais Kenyatta aomboleza kifo cha Gwiji wa soka Kenya

Mchezaji huyo wa zamani wa Real Madrid alikua kwenye usukani kwa chini ya mwaka mmoja. Msaidizi wake Patrick Kluivert, pia amewachishwa kazi. Seedorf amesema alitaka kuendelea kama kocha na kwamba kikosi chake kimeonyesha dalili za kuimarika.

Huko Italia, nahodha wa Ajax Matthijs de Ligt aliwasili Turin jana jioni kukamilisha uhamisho wake wa pauni milioni 67.5 kwa mabingwa wa Serie A Juventus.

Gwiji wa soka nchini Joe Kadenge aaga dunia

Olunga na Wanyama wamtakia buriani njema Joe Kadenge

Mshambulizi wa harambee stars Michael Olunga pamoja na Nahodha wa harambee stars Victor Wanyama wamewaongoza wakali wa harambee stars kuipa pole familia yake Joe Kadenge.

Joe Kadenge aliaaga dunia siku ya jumapili akiwa katika hospitali kuu ya Nairobi akiwa na umri wa miaka themanini na minne. Wakenya wengi wanamkumbuka Kdenge kwa maqmbo aliyoifanyia timu ya taifa ya stars huku wengi wao wakiwa ni wachezaji wa kikosi cha taifa cha Kenya.

Olunga pamoja na wenzake wa Harambee stars walituma jumbe zao za kumuomboleza Kadenge huku wengi wakimtaja kama kielelezo chema kwao na jamii nzima.

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Gwiji wa soka nchini Joe Kadenge aaga dunia

Gwiji wa Harambee Stars Joe Kadenge ameaga dunia hii leo.

Kadenge alipumua kwa mara ya mwisho katika hospitali ya Meridian baada ya kupambana na ugonjwa wa kiharusi (stroke) stroke kwa mda mrefu.

Mchezaji huyo wa zamani wa Abaluhya United ambaye alishinda ligi kuu mwaka wa 1996, amekuwa ndani na nje ya hospitali lakini aliaga dunia jumapili akipokea matibabu, kulingana na Familia yake.

Kadenge anatambulika kama mmoja wa wachezaji bora zaidi nchini na amefariki akiwa na miaka 84.

Kadenge alilazwa hospitalini Alhamisi ambapo alipelekwa na wanawe baada ya kupata shida ya kupumua akiwa nyumbani kwake siku ya Jumatano.

Mungu ailaze roho yake mahala pema peponi.

PHOTO: Legendary Dennis Oliech visits Joe Kadenge in hospital

Harambee Stars legend, Dennis Oliech on Monday took his time off to visit Kenya’s ailing football icon, Joe Kadenge in hospital.

Carrying flowers, a card and a basket of flowers, Oliech was accompanied by former captain, Musa Otieno and delegates representing Nairobi governor, Mike Mbuvi Sonko.

Oliech posted on his Instagram;

His Exellency Governer Mike Mbuvi Sonko,Nairobi is blessed to have you,visiting Mzee Kadenge at Nairobi Hosiptal.

Pray for him! Football legend Joe Kadenge in hospital

Joe Kadenge is currently admitted at the Nairobi Hospital after suffering a stroke on Valentine’s day.

The former AFC Leopards player was admitted at the hospital’s High Dependency Unit on Thursday afternoon, after he was rushed to the hospital by his children after developing complications in his Nairobi residence on Wednesday night.

Happy Birthday Legend! Joe Kadenge Turns 83 Today!!

This was not the first time the 83-year old suffered a stroke.

He suffered a stroke In January 2006.

We pray that he gets well soon.

Photo Of The Day: Joe Kadenge Set To Return To Kenya After A Successful UK Tour

Check out the photo below.

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Happy Birthday Legend! Joe Kadenge Turns 83 Today!!

Kenya’s finest footballer, Joe Kadenge is counting his blessings as the legendary forward turns 83-years-old today.

The AFC Leopards legend is already having an year to cherish, having realized his lifetime dream of watching his favorite English team, Manchester United play live at the iconic Old Trafford stadium.

His once in a lifetime dream trip was sponsored by Black Arrow.

Kadenge’s dream visit to one of the most iconic football grounds in the world coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster where eight Manchester United players perished.

Kadenge revealed that the disastrous crash led to him supporting United for the past 59 years.

In his once in a lifetime Old Trafford tour, he was lucky enough to meet David Beckham’s dad, Ted Beckham.

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Kadenge’s former club, AFC Leopards have sent out a birthday message to the man who revolutionized the club both on and off the pitch.

Check out the message below.

Happy birthday legend!

Photo Of The Day: Joe Kadenge Set To Return To Kenya After A Successful UK Tour

After a week-long tour of the United Kingdom courtesy of black arrow, legendary footballer Joe Kadenge is expected to jet back into the country.

Kadenge enjoyed a once in a lifetime tour of the UK where he attended a live football match pitying his favorite side, Manchester United versus Huddersfield Town.

United won the match 2-0 courtesy of Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku.

Joe Kadenge Finally Realizes His Dream Of Watching Manchester United Live (PHOTOS)

Kadenge enjoyed a tour of the iconic Old Trafford stadium in a weekend which coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster where eight Manchester United players perished.

Kadenge revealed that the disastrous crash led to him supporting United for the past 59 years.

In his once in a lifetime Old Trafford tour, he was lucky enough to meet David Beckham’s dad, Ted Beckham.

See photos below.

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Joe Kadenge Finally Realizes His Dream Of Watching Manchester United Live (PHOTOS)

Kenya’s finest footballer, Joe Kadenge had a weekend to remember in probably one of the best moments of his life.

This is after the legendary footballer realized his dream of watching his favorite English Premier League side, Manchester United Live at the Old Trafford courtesy of Black Arrow.

Manchester United were hosting Huddersfield United and wrapped up an emotional afternoon with a 2-0 win courtesy of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez goals.

Photo Of The Day: Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen Tours old Trafford

Kadenge’s dream visit to one of the most iconic football grounds in the world coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster where eight Manchester United players perished.

Kadenge revealed that the disastrous crash led to him supporting United for the past 59 years.

 

In his once in a lifetime Old Trafford tour, he was lucky enough to meet David Beckham’s dad, Ted Beckham.

Check the photos below.

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I’m ready for football in heaven — Joe Kadenge

When football legend Joe Kadenge walked into the Serena Hotel gardens for a press conference, he stunned many of the sports journalists seated waiting for him.

“Nitaenda kucheza mpira huko juu, mbinguni kuna uwanja mkubwa sana,” Kadenge said, pointing at the sky as he walked towards the designated spot in front of TV cameras.

This admission of his mortality brought tears to some journalists, who did not think it is a funny joke.

This was not the last of his comments about the matter.

During the press conference he said, “I have been sick for a year now. I was telling myself, ‘I’m going. I don’t have days in this world.’ Maybe, I will play more soccer in heaven. I thought I was well on my way to heaven but God has taken care of me. And I’m still here.”

The press conference was to announce that Joe Kadenge will be hosted by Manchester United at Old Trafford for the Manchester United vs Huddersfield match this weekend.

“Manchester United is the football team I support from way back in 1958, when I was playing in Harambee Stars. And now that I have a chance to watch them play at Old Trafford, I just hope I will get the chance to meet the team manager Alex Ferguson and other older players that I used to watch back then.”

Black Arrow cofounder Felix Orwa says, “Joe is arguably the oldest Manchester United fan in Kenya. He became a fan as a show of support for the lives lost in the 1958 Munich Air Disaster; an incident that helped shape Manchester United into the team we know today. We are honoured to represent him and help fulfill his lifelong dream of visiting Old Trafford.”

Joe’s trip to the United Kingdom will begin today. He will visit the Munich Air Disaster memorial tomorrow. Then Joe will join Manchester United supporters at the 60th anniversary ceremony on Tuesday, before being chauffeured back home. Throughout the trip, Joe will be joined by top Kenyan videographer Emmanuel Jambo, who will capture footage of the trip as part the the Black Arrow documentary.”

This will be Joe Kadenge’s first trip to England and to a Manchester United game.