Rhinos legend Gift “Guava” Kamuriwo dies

Rhinos legend Gift “Guava” Kamuriwo dies

Black Rhinos legend and former Warriors and Dynamos attacking midfielder, Gift “Guava” Kamuriwo, has died aged 47.

Kamuriwo, passed on at a military hospital this morning of an undisclosed ailment.

Former Rhinos organising secretary Wellington Mabiginye who served during the same time Kamuriwo was the team manager confirmed the sad development. Mabiginye said:

It’s sad l have received word that Gift” Guava Kamuriwo.

He has been unwell for some time.

The former Nemakonde High School student started his career with the now-defunct Mhangura FC as a 19-year-old in 1993.

Whilst playing for Mhangura, his exploits caught the eye of Steve Kwashi the Jets coach who lured him to the club thereby partly achieving his dream of playing in the city and closer to Dynamos.

The problems at Jets led him to join army side Black Rhinos Football Club and would join Dynamos Football Club in 2000.

He left the club and rejoined Black Rhinos after the military police threatened to arrest him.