Sifelani died at his plot in Gweru on Thursday aged 75.
He was also the first vice chairman of the new Premier Soccer League, called the National Premier Soccer League when top teams broke away from direct supervision from Zifa’s Super League in 1993.
His wife Margaret Tshuma confirmed the death in telephone interview and said the he will be buried at their rural home in Ntabazinduna on Sunday.
“He started having stomach problems on Monday. We took him to a doctor and was given medication but his condition got worse on Thursday and he died in the evening,” she said.
Sifelani was born in Ntabazinduna in 1935. He was one of the first players at Dynamos when the club was formed in 1963. Afterwards, he was in and out of the executive of the club.
He is survived by his wife and 11 children, among then renowned DJ Kevin, who is based in the UK.
Mourners are gathered at Plot 1 Shurugwi Road.