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Zimbabwean goalkeeper George Chigova (32) has passed away, after suffering a heart attack in July and never recovered.
In SA, he played for SuperSport United & Polokwane City.
May you Rest In Peace, ‘ZiKeeper’.
In February 2014, Chigova was sold to South African club SuperSport United for $120,000. However, Chigova didn’t officially join the club until July of that year.
In July 2015, Chigova moved to Polokwane City, signing a three-year deal. He made his league debut for the club on 22 September 2015, keeping a clean sheet in a 0–0 draw with Orlando Pirates F.C
In January 2014, coach Ian Gorowa, invited him to be a part of the Zimbabwe squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship. He helped the team to a fourth-place finish after being defeated by Nigeria by a goal to nil.
He was part of Zimbabwe’s back to back Cosafa wins in 2017 and 2018 whereby he played an integral part in Zimbabwe claiming victory, George Chigova will be remembered for his kind gestures and respect for the beautiful game.