Former Rwanda soccer captain dies in car crash
Former Rwanda soccer captain Patrick Mafisango has died in a car
crash in Tanzania. He was 32.
Mafisango’s death early Thursday was confirmed by his champion
Tanzanian team, Simba Sports Club.
State television station TBC said the car Mafisango was driving
crashed into a tree in Dar es Salaam, the country’s main city and
commercial capital. Four passengers reportedly survived.
Mafisango, a midfielder, had been selected to play for Rwanda in
next month’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria.
Simba Sports club says Mafisango’s body would be flown to
neighboring Congo, where he was born, for burial.