who played for Embu based FKF National Division One side,
Fortune Sacco FC is said to have been crossing to play at
a local football match at Wasini Island when tragedy
the deceased’s cousin Mariam Mwichande Hamisi, strong
winds capsized the boat and while the rest of the people
on board survived, efforts to rescue Rashid were futile.
drifted into deep shark infested waters of the Indian
body was recovered on the shores of the Indian Ocean
archipelago of Pemba in the neighboring Tanzania, the
following day and transported to Shimoni creek from where
it was taken to Ng’ombeni for burial.