Joe Kadenge

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Joe Kadenge
Personal information
Full name Joe Kadenge
Place of birth Kenya
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Maragoli United ? (?)
Abaluhya United ? (?)
Total ? (?)
National team
Kenya ? (?)
Teams managed
2002 Kenya
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Joe Kadenge is a Kenyan former football player and coach. Farayi Mungazi, writing for the BBC, has said that he is "regarded as the finest footballer ever produced by Kenya."[1]

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Kadenge played for Maragoli United, and scored the fastest ever goal in the Kenyan Premier League.[2] He also played club football for Abaluhya United, winning the Kenyan Premier League in 1966.[2]

In addition, Kadenge was part of the Kenya national football team.

Coaching career[edit]

Kadenge managed the Kenya national football team in 2002.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Kadenge suffered a stroke in January 2006.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farayi Mungazi (10 September 2009). "Veteran star wants style". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Kenya Football in the 60s and 70s". Kenya Page. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Kenya National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "BREAKING NEWS: LEGENDARY JOE KADENGE IN HOSPITAL". Kenya Football. 15 January 2006. Retrieved 12 September 2009.