Ghanaian Sport Journalist, James Oduor Shot by Alshabaab in Kenya, dies on his birthday.

The Kenyan Football Federation’s Nick Mwendwa led tributes for the man described by sports journalists as a ‘ray of hope’ in Kenyan football.

“Fare thee well my friend. Your good spirit will live on in football. You did your part. We shall do ours and remember you,” Mwendwa tweeted.

Coincidentally, today would have been his birthday. He is survived by his wife and one child.

Ghanaian sports journalist and LG Electronics employee James Oduor aka ‘Cobra’ is among those who have been confirmed dead following Tuesday’s terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya


The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab said it was behind the attack but gave no details. Four armed men entered the complex, eyewitnesses say.

People have been leaving the site escorted by armed officers. Several people were led out covered in blood.