Zesco United Women Football Club (Ndola) has lost its assistant coach Mary Phiri.
Phiri died on Sunday night after a short illness.
The club has confirmed the death in a statement issued by media officer Desmond Katongo.
FAZ mourns with the Zesco United football family and extends its condolences to the Phiri family.
Below is a statement from Zesco United Football Club.
ZESCO UNITED MOURNS PHIRI
Ndola, (29th June, 2020)-ZESCO United Football Club management has expressed sadness at the passing on of ZESCO Ndola Girls Assistant coach, Mary Phiri.
Club Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Richard Mulenga has described the death of Phiri as a big loss to the club.
“It is with profound sadness that I learned of the tragic passing on of ZESCO Ndola Girls
Assistant coach, Mary Phiri. The club will never forget her immense contribution to the growth of the women’s game.
On behalf of ZESCO United Football Club management, I wish to extend our deepest condolences to the Phiri family, friends and loved ones. It is my hope that, in some way, our words of support may help bring some peace and solace in this time of sadness,” Mulenga said.
Mary Phiri was appointed ZESCO Ndola Girls Assistant coach in 2013.
ZUFC Public Relations and Media Officer