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Fighton Simukonda interred

Former Chipolopolo assistant coach and Zambia U23 national team Fighton Simukonda was on Thursday put to rest at Chingola cemetry.

Family and friends gathered at the Nchanga stadium the home of Nchanga Rangers the team he was coaching till the time of his death, to bid farewell to the former national team defender.

Minister of information Chishimba Kambwili, FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya and Chipolopolo coach George Lwandamina are among the notable faces who attended the funeral.

Simukonda 58 died on Monday 15th February, 2016 at the Konkola Mine Hospital after an illness.

His most recent national assignment saw him qualify the U23 national team to the CAF U23 championship where Zambia did not go beyond the group stage at the 2015 Senegal tournament in Dember.

9 Comments to Fighton Simukonda interred

  1. STUMPY says:

    may he rest in peace. will b missed by the soccer fraternity

  2. Seen from Afar says:

    Win, lose or draw, he was always on the scene giving all. Fighton Simukonda we thank you.

  3. GABRIEL says:

    I have just run-out of words…my the family be comforted in this difficulty time.mhsrip

  4. Fc Luo says:

    We have lost one of the greatest asset in zambian football

  5. ZUMIC says:

    MHSRIP. You will be greatly missed by many Fightone

  6. D4 says:

    May the good lord comfort the bereaved family and give them strength to handle this. We will miss your services to the nation coach Fighton.

  7. may his soul rest in peace.

  8. keegan says:

    May the soul of mr Simukonda rest in peace. we shall always miss u.

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