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Rwanda's Mafisango dies in car crash

  • Rwandan soccer player Patrick Mafisango has died in a car accident at the age of 32.

    Mafisango, part of Rwanda's squad for next month's 2014 World Cup qualifier against Algeria, died on Thursday morning in Dar es Salaam following a collision with a motorcycle.

    The midfielder was playing for Tanzanian champions Simba. He had just returned from Sudan where his side lost a Confederation Cup match over the weekend.

    Mafinsango, born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, had recently caught the interest of a Dutch club in recent days. He played for TP Mazembe before joining Rwandan giants APR FC.

     

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