Former Zimbabwe Warriors right-back George Mbwando shares good memories of Rahman Gumbo

George Mbwando once played for Zimbabwe Warriors under the late coach Rahman Gumbo and he has shared memories.

Mbwando played his club football in Germany for Alemannia and he is regarded as a legend at the club.

He is well known for his hard tackles and the most famous one, he did during DFB Pokal Final vs Werder Bremen.

George-Mbwando-VfB-EICHSTATT. Image via googlepictures

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The famous tackle he did in the 78th minute vs Bremen, helped the team to overturn the result from 2-1 to 2-3.

George was part of the first Zimbabwe team to qualify for the 2004 AFCON games with the likes of the great Peter Ndlovu.


The passing away of Rhaman Gumbo shocked most of the former players because he was said to be fit and strong.

George Mbando and other players who have also sent messages on social media have memories of Rahman Gumbo.

George Mbwando commented: “I just don’t want to believe it and I hope I’m dreaming….😭😭😭
Vanhu vaneMoyo yakaipa vanogara kusvika kuma90 years kuti vanyatsorwadzisa vamwe…vane Moyo yakanaka ndivo vanokurumidza kuenda…marwadzisa coach 😭😭

Nkosinathi Zvimba commented: “Rest in peace, Rahman Gumbo. Your legacy as the best Midfield Anchor in Zimbabwe remains etched in the memories of football enthusiasts. Your days commanding the Dream Team Midfield were nothing short of extraordinary, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of Bosso and Eagles fans alike.

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For all those who witnessed the magic of “Rush,” your stunning goals for both Bosso and the Warriors will forever be cherished. Your talents and warmth touched the lives of many, and your memory will endure in the annals of Zimbabwean football history.
May your journey beyond be as extraordinary as the legacy you’ve left behind.
With deepest sympathy,”

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