Malawi legend funeral at Kamuzu Stadium on Tuesday, burial at Misesa

Football legend,who was also Be Forward Wanderers technical director  Jack ‘Africa’ Chamangwana will be laid to rest tomorrow on Tuesday at Misesa Cemetery in Blantyre.

Jack Chamangwana no more: Photo by Jeromy Kadewere, Nyasa Times

Chamangwana died on Sunday  at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre after high blood pressure.
Meanwhile, sombre mood engulfed College of  Medicine mortuary when hundrends of people saw the remains of Chamangwana leaving the place for his house at Magalasi.
There was silence when Wanderers players led by Alfred Manyozo jnr, Lucky Malata,Wongani Kaipa, Foster Namwera, Rafiq Namwera and Francis Mulimbika carried a brown coffin to a black hearse.
At exactly 3:10pm,the funeral procession to Magalasi left College of Medicine mortuary.
According to Wanderers trustees member, James Chuma it has pleased government to open Kamuzu Upper Stadium for Chamangwana’s funeral ceremony to take place.
Chuma announced at the mortuary that the ceremony  will start at 9 oclock morning at Chamangwana’s residence before the body moves to Kamuzu Upper Stadium.
Later the remains of Chamangwana will be laid to rest at Misesa Cemetery.
Meanwhile, several clubs both from Malawi and abroad has send condolence message to Be Forward Wanderers and the Chamangwana’s family.
For instance,Nyasa Big Bullets and Kaizer Chiefs where Chamangwana played once played has sent  their condolence message.
Malawians will remember Chamangwana as he served as  the captain when the Flames first qualified for the 1984 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) and was the technical adviser when they made their second appearance in 2010.
Apart from coaching the Flames and Wanderers, he also coached top clubs in South Africa (Kaizer Chiefs) and Tanzania (Young Africans).
He was also in the Flames squads that won the East and Central Africa Senior Challenge Cup in 1978 and 1979.
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Kalekeni Kanene
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Kalekeni Kanene

Good bye Jack the ‘Immigration’. The Flames defender who absorbed Godfrey Chitalu of Zambias aggression. We shall always remember you.

Irene Mohasoa
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Irene Mohasoa

Rest in peace Mr Chamangwana. You will always be in our thoughts….

JOSEPH CHAGOMELANA
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REST IN PEAC BIGMAN,MUNACHITA ZAZIKULU PADZIKO

kenani
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kenani

We will miss you Africa black stone Chamangwana

Ndayizivei Chiremba
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Ndayizivei Chiremba

May His Soul Rest In Peace

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