HINGOLA, 17 February 2015, it is with deep sorrow that Konkola Copper Mines announces the death of Mr Fighton Simukonda, the Head Coach of Nchanga Rangers Football Club (NRFC).
The late Mr Simukonda died at about 06:00 hours on 15 February 2015, at the Konkola Mine Hospital in Chililabombwe, after an illness. The funeral will be held at House Number 68, 8th Street, Nchanga South in Chingola.
KCM Management and staff pass their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. The company wishes the family God’s comfort, strength and guidance during this difficult moment.
The deceased was appointed Head Coach of Nchanga Rangers in 2012, after coaching stints with several top Zambian clubs.
During his spell with Nchanga Rangers, he brought stability to the club and raised several young players, who are now with various youth national teams and the Chipolopolo national team.
We join the rest of the nation in mourning our deceased football icon – one of Zambia’s most decorated football players and coaches.