JUST IN:Former Premier Soccer League Boss Dies
The former Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) chief executive, Chris Sambo, has died. The development was announced by Dynamos Football club via its social media page – Dembare TV.
The Harare-based PSL giants posted on Twitter expressing sadness over the passing on of a “football administrator of note.”
Simeon Jamanda, a close ally of the ex-Blackpool boss, told The Herald that Sambo died in Harare last night. The tragedy was also confirmed by a close family relative, who did not want to be named. Without revealing the cause of death, the anonymous family member said:
Yes, it’s true, Chris Sambo has passed on.
Meanwhile, Sambo’s former employers, Castle Lager Premier Soccer League has expressed sadness over the death of a passionate football servant. PSL tweeted:
We are saddened by the passing of our former CEO Chris Sambo, a passionate football servant who gave a lot for the game he loved. He served the League with distinction, advocated for the full commercialisation of football & facilitated various competitions & sponsorships. MHSRIP
Sambo has, of late, been a member of the Lifelong Footballers’ Trust which has been heavily critical of the way domestic football is being administered.