Ismail Mrisho Khalfan , a Mbao FC U20 player who collapsed on the pitch and died when his team was playing against Mwadui FC in the Vodacom U20 league will be laid to rest on Monday in his home town Mwanza.

The Tanzanian football fraternity is in mourning following the death of Mbao FC’s Under 20 striker Ismail Mrisho Khalfan who passed on after collapsing on the field on Sunday 4 December during a reserve league match against Mwadui FC in Kagera.

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His body is already in Mwanza after the Bukoba Provincial administration offered an ambulance to ferry the body and the burial will take place near the Mount Meru University Mwanza campus at a place called Dampo