Aberdeen Shikoyi

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Aberdeen Shikoyi
Date of birth1985
Date of death28 April 2012 (aged 27)[1]
Place of deathNairobi
Rugby union career
Position(s) - Flanker and Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Mwamba RFC ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps

Aberdeen Shikoyi (1985 – 28 April 2012) was a Kenyan rugby union player. She was the captain of the women's rugby union team.

In 2012, Shikoyi sustained a spinal injury during a rugby match and died a few days later.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Sport24 (2 May 2012). "Women's rugby player dies". Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  2. ^ BBC (1 May 2012). "Kenya mourns women's rugby captain Aberdeen Shikoyi". BBC News. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  3. ^ Rugby Fan (The Roar) (1 May 2012). "Kenyan women's rugby captain dies from match injuries". Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  4. ^ James Bakama and Agencies (New Vision) (1 May 2012). "Kenyan rugby captain dies". Archived from the original on 24 September 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2012.

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