There were emotional scenes as thousands of fans gathered at Robert Mugabe International Airport to welcome late goalkeeper George Chigova and his family.

Chigova’s body arrived today, accompaned by his wife and family.

This comes after a memorial service was held at the AFM Church in Kempton Park, South Africa.

The goalkeeper died in his sleep in South Africa last week,  he is set to be laid to rest on Saturday in Chivhu.