3 Mar 18

On Saturday March 3 2018, Gor Mahia played against Bandari. These are the two teams that Ben Oloo Breakdance played for. It was as if fate arranged this match as a remembrance for the former Kogalo and Bandari winger 5 days after he passed on. Let us remember the life of this wonderfully gifted winger.

In Sudan in for the 1985 CECAFA Cup. It was his first tournament and Breakdance played almost all the games as Kogalo lifted the trophy in memorable style.

 

With club legend Abbas Magongo

In action against Hakati FC in 1985

 

On this day in 1986, Breakdance scored a hat trick against Transcom FC of Nakuru

 

In the front row with blue jacket. Breakdance with other Kogalo players in Sudan in 1985

 

With Kogalo players Peter Ochieng Pierre and John Okello Zangi aka Zing Zang

 

During a call up to Harambee Stars in 1986. Breakdance is in the front row , 3rd from left

 

In 1987, Gor Mahia had two lethal left wingers in Sammy Onyango and Ben Oloo

 

During the tour of Denmark in 1988 with George Otieno Solo and Tom Gundo

 

With Hezborn Omollo in Benin 1987 after playing Dragons L’Oueme

 

Standing next to Peter Otieno in Benin in 1987

 

Second from right prior to a continental match. Also in this pic from right: Bassanga, Breakdance, Hezborn Omollo, Pierre, Zamalek, Fundi, Solo, Dawo, Mwidau, Nyangi, Ocholla, Maira, Janabi,Ndolo

 

In London in 1988 with other Kogalo players Joseph Owino, Jeffer Mwidau, Dan Miswa and others

Ben Oloo seen hear leaping on Peter Dawo after the latter scored the winning goal against Mukura Victory of Rwanda in the 1988 Africa Cup winners cup. Others in this pic are Fundi, Makamu and Zangi

 

Prior to joining Kogalo, a young Ben Oloo

 

Meeting the legendary England player John Barnes in South Africa

 

At home in Karungu, Migori county

 

With his father in Karungu in 2016

 

Wazee wa Kazi match with Makamu and Fundi

 

Wazee wa Kazi match in 2013 with George Onyango Fundi

 

At home in Karungu in 2015

 

Ben Oloo was Guest of honor

 

With former Ingwe players Peter Lichungu and Mike Amwayi who were his rivals during their playing days.

 

In Mombasa with Austin Oduor and former national team coach Mohamed Kheri

 

With former team-mates Austin Oduor and David Ochieng in 2014

 

Playing with other veterans of Bandari FC and Cargo FC

 

Breakdance served as an official of Bandari FC in Various capacities for two decades

 

As a student at St Marys Yala in 1977

 

Young Ben Oloo on the left

 

RIP Breakdance. Let us not judge his decision to take his own life. Clinical depression is a debilitating illness whereby the brain produces chemicals that make a person constantly depressed. It can get to the point where a person cannot take it anymore.


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  • papa says:

    Awesome memories!.RIP.if the admin can do for all the other fallen players would be great e.g Onyango Jogoo;Zamalek;Ndolo etc Gor should set up a fund in MEMORY of the 1987 OR ALL OTHER FALLEN PLAYERS.