Uncategorised FIFA 2026 WCQ: Zimbabwe To wear Black Armband In Honour Of Late Coach

The Zimbabwean Football Federation has announced that their players will wear black armbands ahead the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Rwanda and Nigeria.

The federation in a statement onnitd official X platform said the decision was in honor of the passing of Rahman Gumbo, a former player and coach of the team.

Gumbo died on Friday, November 10, 2023, in Botswana after a suspected heart attack.

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Nicknamed Rush, Gumbo was a football icon who is celebrated for his immense contribution to the country’s most followed sport.

He was aged 59.

He served the nation with distinction both as a player and a coach.

Gumbo is survived by his wife Virginia Gumbo and four children.


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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