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Keagan Mumba put to rest

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keagan buriedEx-Zambia Under-20 and Zanaco coach Keagan Mumba was on Wednesday afternoon put to rest at Leopards Hill Memorial Park in Lusaka, reports Zambian Eye Sports Journalist.

Mumba died on Saturday at the age of 52 after an illness.

Defence Minister and Chawama Member of Parliament Edgar Lungu led scores of mourners in paying their last respects to Mumba during a funeral service held at Chawama Primary School Grounds.

“Keagan was a candid and truthful person, Keagan did not mince his words and called a spade, a spade,” Lungu told mourners.

The deceased was last year slapped with a three-month ban for speaking against a national wide talent identification programme started by former Zambia coach Herve Renard.

“I am sure some of you here know that he paid dearly for his truthfulness,” he added.

Chipolopolo coach Patrice Beaumelle attended the funeral together with several coaches, players and administrators.

Mumba has left a wife Florence and six children.

Keagan was a successful football coach both at local and international level,he coached teams like GBFC, Konkola Blades, Zanaco and Choma Eagles.

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