The FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza lost his father On Wednesday morning.

According to reports on social media Norman’s father Michael Mapeza (81) succumbed to Covid 19.

Norman told a Tanzanian page that his father was rushed to the hospital on Monday when he had developed symptoms of Covid 19.

Norman Mapeza is one of the most celebrated Zimbabwean footballers to have played for Zimbabwean warriors.

He is the head coach of FC Platinum which plays in the Zimbabwean Premier Soccer League where he won two league title with the platinum miners.