Today we are focusing on the life of Dennis Oliech, Family, Club Career and Retirement.
Oliech’s older brother, Nixon Onywanda, is the coach of the Kenyan side Dagoretti Santos (for which Oliech once played). Oliech has a son with his girlfriend and drives a porche car and lives in an expansive house.
In June 2011, Oliech purchased himself a new car, the Chrysler 300C SRT-8 series.
In late 2005, a warrant of arrest was issued against Oliech after he failed to appear in court to answer to assault charges raised against him.
In late-May 2006, Oliech was admitted to hospital after a disagreement, which led to a brawl and left him with face injuries. This just came after being in hospital following his injury in the exhibition match in Maringo during a local tournament.
Oliech retired from National football in 2016.
Oliech started playing football for Dagoretti Santos in his earlier years, then Mathare United. While in his youth career, Oliech went on trial with Ligue 1 side Marseille, but Mathare United chairman Bob Munro blocked the move from happening.
Oliech turned professional in 2003 playing for Al-Arabi in Qatar until late 2005. In 2004, he was offered a chance to change his citizenship from Kenyan to Qatari. But he refused the offer. At age nineteen, Oliech was named by The Guardian newspaper as one of the world’s most promising young players in a list which included future stars such as Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie.
In 2005, Oliech signed a four-year contract with the French Ligue 1 team Nantes, with the fee of $3.7 million Ksh. 281.2 million)
Oliech was later signed in Auxerre after a bad summer to the team they were eagerly in need of goals.
22nd January 2013, Oliech was unveiled by Ajaccio of Ligue 1
21st April 2015, it was confirmed that Oliech had joined Dubai CSC in the UAE Division 1 league and not Al-Nasr.
January 2, 2019, 33 year old Dennis Oliech agreed a two year contract with Kenyan giants Gor Mahia, becoming the highest paid footballer in the country at a fee of Kshs.350,000.
Dennis Oliech Retirement
“I have officially retired from playing football and will venture into business. I had stated when I left Gor Mahia that I would bounce back by joining Wazito or Bandari. But nothing is forthcoming and that is why I have not seen any need to continue. I have retired both international and at a club level,”Oliech said.
Wazito and Bandari didn’t show any interest in striker Dennis oOiech services/talent