Fred Arocho is one of those who one the few footballer who didn’t go into coaching after their football career.
According to him Being a journalist has always been his childhood dream, and even before his retirement from football he has already made thee decision of being a journalist.
FRED AROCHO WIKI FACT & ABOUT DATA
REAL NAME: Fred Arocho
DATE OF BIRTH: 27th November, 1976
AGE: 48 (2022)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kenya
PARENT: Mr & Mrs Arocho
WIFE: Sophia Arocho
CHILDREN: Alvin, Kensley And Jayden
OCCUPATION: Ex Footballer, Business Man, Journalist & Radio Presenter
NETH WORTH: $1,000,000 Dollars
FRED AROCHO EARLY LIFE
Born in a below average Family in Kenya in the year 1976, it was really difficult for him and his family.
He was brought up in Eastleigh, Nairobi.
Fred Arocho has an identical twin whose name is Billy Arocho.
Though according to sources Fred Arocho is the senior twin, seeing he was born before his brother.
They are very much identical, and at times difficult to tell who is who from one another.
Growing up Fred Arocho was a big fan of football, not only was he a fan he was also talented with playing the game football.
He began playing football at 7 years old, though very young.
One could tell he the amount of talent which he had in him, which helped him in being one of Kenya successful footballer.
FRED AROCHO EDUCATION
Just the way he is good with playing football, same well he was good with everything concerning education.
Fred Arocho had his primary education in Ainsworth Primary School in Easteigh.
Before he proceeded Puwani High School for his high school education.
Before he had to drop out and pursue his football career.
After his football career, because of the love and passion which he had for education.
He enrolled himself into Kenya Polytechnic where got his diploma in Business Administration.
FRED AROCHO CAREER
Fred Arocho was one of the best footballer during his high school days, which made him an eye target for lots of footballer.
Lots of teams both in Kenya and abroad where really in need of his signature, as an opportunity to join them.
After the number of team who showed interest for his services, he later singed for Sony Sugar, where he played in the defensive position.
After a successful spell at Sony Sugar, he moved to KCB football club.
During the 1995 East and Central Youth Championship which was in Mombasa.
Fred Arocho played for the National youth team during the tournament.
Where he got the first chance of playing against some of the legends of africa football like Jay Jay Okocha And George Finidi Of Nigeria National team.
In an interview with Mchezo Africa, Fred Arocho said
“ This was one of my most cherished time in soccer because I rubbed shoulders with some of the finest of African soccer. I stood tall and managed to stop their menace in the pitch a thing which injected more confidence in my game,”
He also played for teams like ICDC FC & NSSF FC.
In the final year of his splendors football career he captained Re-Union FC, which was he retired as a football.
Wanting more from life and he got admission at Kenya University where he studied Business Administration.
After graduation he got a job with Samchi Tech, where he worked for about four years.
After working for Samchi Tech, Fred Arocho kicked off his own business which was a Mobile Communication Service Company “Image Creations”.
The company provides communication and public relations services.
They became one of the biggest communication companies in Kenya.
Fred Arocho love for football was admirable, even after retirement he never for one day missed any Kenya National team football match.
Always going there to serve as a motivation to the young players of the national team.
He met with Carol Radul, who was a programm controller in Radio Jombo at that time.
She noticed he was good with speaking an would be a very good presenter at Radio Jombo.
This was how he got his first job as a Journalist.
“ One day while watching a match at city stadium I caught the ears of Radio Jambo’s programs controller Carol Radull who thought I had a good voice for an upcoming sports radio station. I earned myself an appointment for a voice test and I got through for the job. Carol Radull discovered what I never knew about myself and I owe her a lot of respect,” he said in an interview.
And he has become one of the best sports radio presenter and journalist in Kenya.
FRED AROCHO PERSONAL LIFE
He is happily married to one Miss Sophia Arocho and their union is blessed with four children, One Girl and three boys by name Alvin, Kensley And Jayden.
Fred Arocho got married to his wife in Sophia at the Windsor Golf Club, Nairobi Kenya.
For their 10 year anniversary celebration thay traveled to Ugenya.
And according to some sources close to the family he took 10 cows to his in law as way of appreciating them for his Wife