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