– Kalu mourns Keegan

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Kalu mourns Keegan

Lusaka, March 30th, 2014, ZANIS  —- The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya says he has learnt of the untimely passing on of Coach Rass "Keegan" Mumba with a deep sense of shock and regret.

Kalusha says Keegan, was a very talented footballer, one of the products of Zambia Schools and one of the most successful club coaches in Zambia.

The FAZ president said this on the FAZ official website, today.

He said FAZ appreciates the late Mumba’s contribution and effort to the game adding that the entire staff at football house would like to send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends and pray to God almighty to comfort the bereaved family in this trying moment.

The renowned football coach died in the early hours of today at Lusaka Trust Hospital after an illness.

The former Zambia assistant coach who has a stint with the Under-20 and Under 23 died after an illness.

Mumba has coached several clubs in Zambia including Green Buffaloes, Zanaco, Green Eagles, among others.

He is credited for his contribution to township sports, particularly the Sports for All programme in Chawama where he spent most of his life nurturing players like the late Chaswe Nsomfwa, Charles Mulinga, Ignatius Kapokola, Sydney Tembo, Boston Mwanza among others.

He established teams such as Junior Matikays which featured in the Chawama amateur sports league.

Mumba will be remembered for his candid contribution to Zambian football and ability to speak his mind off on the Zambian game.