Tanzania football giant Simba SC are in mourning once again after a former official Idd Hashimu Mbitta passed away on Tuesday morning.
The club confirmed that the news through a short statement posted on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.
"The club leadership has received with great sadness news of passing away of former Electoral Committee Officer Iddi Mbita. He died on the morning of March 31, 2020, in Dar es Salaam," the statement read.
Club president Mohamed Dewji mourned the death of his longtime friend and former school mate.
"Rest in peace, my friend. We went to Arusha School together, our friendship was extended to our families and our children as well. We enjoyed Simba matches together. May you rest in peace," he mourned.
Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) president Wallance Karia also sent his condolences to the Mbita's friends and family.
Mbita's death comes less than a week after former Simba SC public relations officer Asha Muhaji passed away while undergoing treatment at Hindu Mandal Hospital in Dar es Salaam.