Nasimba dies: Malawi veteran football top fan

Nyasa Big Bullets and Flames self-styled lifetime chief supporter, Raphael Greenjan Nasimba, has died after losing a battle to cancer , his family has confirmed.

Flames top fan Raphael Nasimba

Nasimba, a former University of Malawi chauffeur for vice chancellor during the time of Zimani Kadzamira, was last week  admitted to Zomba Central Hospital.

Bullets top fan Raphael Nasimba

One of Nasimba’s grandsons Humphreys Matias confirmed the death, saying the former Malawi National Football Team chief supporter has been unwell since last year.

“I can confirm that he has passed on‚” he said.

Burial will be held at St Mary’s cemetery in Zomba.  Nasimba was based at St Mary’s location for a long time.

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Mushaka Desire
Mushaka Desire
1 day ago

Fare you well Fazala! Mr Nasimba was everybody’s darling, a real football supporter who had passion for the game. During the UFC times, he was the the team’s number one supporter. You could see the divided loyalty when UFC played bullets but we all enjoyed it. A giant now sleeps! May your soul Rest In Peace

Kasapuni
Kasapuni
1 day ago

RIP COMRADE

Kwameli
Kwameli
2 days ago

He will be missed by soccer fans. The man really enjoyed the beautiful game. mixed well with rival fans. MHSRIP

Gee
Gee
2 days ago

Rest in eternal peace, never heard him holding grudges with opposition supporters, always cheerful.

laws
laws
2 days ago

MHSRIP YOUR PRESENCE AT KAMUZU STADIUM USED TO BRING FUN.

Limma.
Limma.
2 days ago

And then there was aNasimba. Not a football player but a football fan yet just as popular. Everyone who knew Young Chimodzi, Lawrence Waya, Bob Mpinganjira, Sinalo, Holman Malunga and the likes, also knew aNasimba. He was so passionate about the game but most of all about Malawi, the Flames. Where ever the team went, he was there. He was there in the glory moments of the flames. He was in dark moments of the flames. He would financially help struggling players. He would go watch training sessions with the same passion he had at games. His love for the… Read more »

Che Belo
Che Belo
2 days ago

Chancellor College. Mulhako wa Alhomwe. Bullets FC. The Flames. Malawi in general. We have lost one committed son of Malawi. Rest well, Mr Nasimba.

Victor
Victor
2 days ago

RIP Mr Marimba and my condolences to the family

Abe
Abe
2 days ago

Condolences to the family, MHRIP.

Khima
Khima
2 days ago

May His Soul Rest In Peace, a man always dedicated to a cause he participated.

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