NAPSA Stars Striker Elson Mkandawire has died in a road traffic Accident in Kasumbalesa.The late Mkandawire died on the spot when the motor vehicle he was driving in rammed into a truck.
Football Association of Zambia (FAZ)President Kalusha Bwalya learnt of the death of Elson Mkandawire with a deep sense of sorrow and shock.
In a statement released by FAZ spokesperson Nkweto Tembwe in Dakar, Senegal today, Kalusha said Football house will fondly remember the late Mkandawire for his passion and determination he had for football on and off the pitch.
“It is an undeniable fact that wherever he went he made an indelible mark as one of the most revered forwards of his generation.His will power on the pitch made him a fans favourite and is one that the Zambian footballing fraternity will well and truly miss”Kalusha mourned.
Mkandawire, a forceful forward had stints at Chilanga Heroes and Livingstone Pirates before establishing himself at Power Dynamos where he worked with Linos Makwaza, lawrence Mweemba and Aggrey Chiyangi among others.
The 28-year-old also played for Konkola Blades, Zanaco and Kabwe Warriors and was being quoted by Napsa Stars for the 2015 season.
FAZ We has extended its condolenses to his family, friends and his new club NAPSA Stars.