Former Harambee Stars defender and captain Musa Otieno is currently hospitalised at Kenyatta National Hospital.
According to a family member, Otieno was admitted at KNH on Friday.
“He was processed and put on oxygen and later placed on isolation,” the family member who requested not to be named, said.
“The doctors have not said whether he has contracted COVID-19 or not. However, every precaution is being taken to ensure Otienk is ok. On Sunday, Otieno managed to talk to at least three people,” the family member said.
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“Please join me in prayer my dear friend Musa Otieno Ongao. He has the coronavirus and has been admitted to hospital,” One Kris Humphrey Kaufman posted on Twitter, with a picture Musa in a hospital bed.
Otieno has led programmes seeking to help vulnerable Kenyans during the pandemic period much recently through his Kick Off To Hope organization, which supported over 600 families in low-income areas.
FKF Boss Nick Mwendwa has also wished the former captain a quick recovery.
He’s been risking it all to ensure families in Nairobi’s slums have food on their tables during these tough times. And now Musa Otieno has tested positive for covid-19. Pray for his healing and that of all covid-19 patients ???????? pic.twitter.com/75SW7BQGli
— Carol Radull (@CarolRadull) June 30, 2020
Musa Otieno is Harambee Stars’ most-capped player, with over 100 appearances in 12 years.
He was part of the Harambee Stars squad that participated in the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.
Locally he donned the colours of Tusker FC and AFC Leopards, before making move to South Africa’s Santos in 1997.
He later ventured into coaching.