- George Chigova – who played for Zimbabwe as a goalkeeper – has passed away
- He is said to have collapsed at home having suffered a heart attack in July
Former Zimbabwe goalkeeper George Chigova has passed away at the age of 32 after reportedly collapsing at his home in South Africa.
Chigova – who played 32 times for his country – suffered a heart attack in July before attempting to return to football. He last played for South African outfit SuperSport United, who he joined in 2020.
The club confirmed his passing on Wednesday, saying: ‘It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of former SuperSport United player, George Chigova. Rest easy Zikeeper.’
Chigora had experience of playing at the African Cup of Nations with Zimbabwe and enjoyed success with the team too – winning the COSAFA Cup in 2017 and 2018.
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Former Zimbabwe international goalkeeper George Chigova has died at the age of 32
Chigora – who is said to have collapsed at home – played 32 times for the Zimbabwe team
His former South African club SuperSport United were among the first to pay tribute to him