ODM leader Raila Odinga has led Kenyans in mourning rugby legend Benjamin Ayimba. 

Benjamin Ayimba passed away at Kenyatta hospital where he was undergoing treatment for cerebral malaria. 

Expressing his condolences, the former premier noted, "We have lost a great patriot in Benjamin Ayimba. Prior to taking up coaching he had an illustrious career as a Rugby 15s and 7s international."

Kenyans joined Odinga in mourning the late Ayimba. Here are some of the condolence messages: 

Ayimba masterminded Kenya’s historic victory in the Singapore Sevens final in 2016.

He will be remembered as the man who brought the trophy home after Kenya thrashed Fiji 30-7 in the 2016 Singapore Sevens final.