Dynamos Legend George Shaya Dies
Dynamos Football Club legend George Shaya has died.
According to ZBC News, Shaya (77) passed away early on Tuesday at his home in Glen Norah, Harare.
Popularly known as Mastermind, Shaya turned out for Dynamos during his playing days and is the only player to be named Soccer Star of The Year five times.
The legendary Shaya is regarded as one of the finest footballers ever to wear the blue and white Jersey of Dynamos.
Shaya’s former club Dynamos confirmed the development in a tweet, noting that Shaya was the chairman when DeMbare reached the CAF Champions League final in 1998. It said:
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A legend has gone. George ‘ Mastermind’ Shaya has died, at the age of 77. Shaya was Soccer Star of the year in 1969, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977. He was the Dynamos Chairman when we reached the Champions League final in 1998.
Mourners are gathered at house number 4538, Mucheke Crescent, Glen Norah A in Harare.
Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.