The late Buffaloes FC defender, Simbarashe Nyauzima, has been laid to rest at Glen Forest Cemetary in Hatcliff this morning.

Nyauzima, affectionately known as Smallie, collapsed and died during a pre-season training session on Monday at Mutare showgrounds after completing 14 warm up rounds. Nyauzima collapsed during a water break and died on an ambulance on his way to 3-Field Army hospital.

He was also a member of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.

Buffaloes are now in the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) Eastern Region Division One following relegation from from the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League.