FC Leopards and Harambee Stars number one fan, Isaac Juma, whose theatrics and creative attires have made him a popular figure in local football matches died tragically on Wednesday night.
According to the wife, Farida Juma, he was ambushed right outside their Mumias house.
The wife, while speaking to journalists, said Juma had opened the door to respond to some “funny” noises behind his house when he was attacked with a panga.
“Walimkata kwa shingo venye unaeza kata Ng’ombe” (They cut him on the neck, as you would cut a cow).
She maintained that her husband was killed because of a land dispute.
DCI detectives have arrested suspect behind the murder of football fan Isaac Juma who was hacked to death in Mumias, Kamega county.
Kenyans Mourn Isaac Juma
James Orengo: So sad to hear the heartbreaking news of the death of a true football fan Isaac Juma. A true legend and an inspiration to so many in the game. His passion as a 12th man was unmatched. R.I.P. Juma.
Carol Radull: My condolences to AFC and Harambee Stars number one fan Isaac Juma who lost his life yesterday. MHSRIP.
GOR MAHIA FC: Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Isaac Juma. He was an ardent supporter of the local game and the national team and will be greatly missed.
JamalGaddafi: It’s sad that Isaac Juma Onyango, a legend in his own right had to die in such disturbing circumstances! There will never be one like Isaac Juma Onyango! May his family and friends find strength during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace.
Harambee Stars: Our condolences go out to the family and friends of our top fan, Isaac Juma following his disturbing death yesterday night. His passion for the game was unmatched. May his soul rest in peace, and may his family find solace during these difficult times.