Northern Suburbs Women skipper Bernadette Olesia is dead.
Olesia was a key member of the Lionesses squad that finished second at the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup held in Madagascar in May, 2023.
News about her death was announced by the Kenya Rugby Union on Tuesday morning.
According to reports, Olesia succumbed while undergoing treatment at the Nairobi Women’s Hospital on Tuesday morning.
Bernadette worked at the Shamas Rugby Foundation and played her club rugby for Shamas Rugby Foundation as an office administrator and Northern Suburbs Ladies Team.