The local football community has been plunged into mourning following the death of former Prime Minister, Dr Morgan Tsvangirai.
Tsvangirai died on Wednesday afternoon following a long battle with cancer.
The national football mother body, ZIFA has conveyed their condolences to the family and friends and the nation at large.
Here is a statement from ZIFA.
Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) council, executive committee and secretariat convey their heartfelt sympathies to the Tsvangirai family and the nation as a whole following the death of former Zimbabwe Prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Our thoughts are with the Tsvangirai family, his friends and every Zimbabwean in this difficult moment of grief. Mr Tsvangirai will be always remembered for his role in championing the fight for equal and fair representation in the past two decades, and his contribution to nation building as the Prime Minister in the Government of National Unity is indelible. In this moment, we can only seek solace in celebrating a fulfilling and passionate life he led and wished for all Zimbabweans.