A Kenyan footballer has been struck dead by lightning as he celebrated his team’s equaliser against their opponents.
The victim, Allan Mbote, was a 20-year-old Kenyatta University student. He played as a defender for a team known as Red Sharks.
The incident happened on Sunday, with five other players also injured by the lightning during Nangina Ward Football Tournament at Luchululo village.
Three of the players are still on admission at Nangina Mission Hospital.