Prominent Zimbabwe national team darts player Sawujadi Phiri has died.

Phiri passed away in Bulawayo yesterday.

The top female Zimbabwean darts player Phiri was taken to Bulawayo on Friday for medical attention.

Unfortunately, the darts fraternity on Saturday (yesterday) woke up to the sad news of Phiri’s passing on.

Phiri represented her country with distinction at the 2018 Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 darts tournament held in Mangochi Malawi where she claimed a gold medal in the ladies open.

She also grabbed a silver medal in the ladies open doubles category as she stood out as one of the top female players in the country.

Phiri is also renowned for her efforts in helping develop darts in Matabeleland South Province.