Ndumiso Gumede has died

Veteran football administrator Ndumiso Gumede has died at the age of 75.

The Highlanders president was rushed to Mpilo Hospital this morning.

Only last week, Gumede was honoured for outstanding service to Bosso

Ndumiso Gumede was born on 14 October 1945 in Bulawayo at the end of the Second World War. Gumede grew up in Mzilikazi’s R square 62. He was the son of Sithelo Gumede and Elina Msimanga.

Since his father was a teacher, he did his education at a number of schools in and around Bulawayo.

He served in football administration for a long time and has been in the Highlanders structures since the early 1970s as the representative in Harare. He is a divorcee since 1993.

He trained as a school teacher at Gweru Teachers College, now Midlands State University. While he was training as a teacher he also enrolled to learn to referee.