The late businessman and Masvingo United Football Club owner Tanda “Mudhara Mhunga” Tavaruva was set to be buried today at Mangwandi Cemetery in Masvingo this Thursday.
Mudhara Mhunga died on Monday aged 84 following a long battle with diabetes and hypertension.
Family spokesperson and son Nyararai told the Daily News on Wednesday that a church service will be held at the family home at 9 am and burial was to done around lunchtime. He said:
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Church service will be held at the family home at 9 am and burial should be held by lunchtime at Mangwandi Cemetery.
We have been comforted by so many people from the football fraternity and business circles who came to mourn with the family, friends and relatives.
Indeed he was a man of the people and he will carry that gift to his grave.
Tavaruva has been hailed by former “Yuna Yuna” coach Luke “Vahombe” Masomere who said the late football administrator fully supported the club with his finances.
Former Masvingo United midfielder Billiard “Bomber” Muchenje said Mudhara Mhunga would visit the team while in camp especially on Sundays soon after attending the church service and this would boost the players’ morale.