- Wealthy businesswoman Shauwn Mkhize got candid about how she feels about Royal AM's promotion
- The Glad Africa Championship side secured promotion to the Premier Soccer League (PSL) on Sunday
- Mam'Mkhize feels it is a bittersweet moment because the soccer team is receiving some hate on social media
Shauwn "MaMkhize" Mkhize, a KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneur and reality TV star, took to social media on Sunday to confront the "abuse" her family and family-owned soccer team Royal AC experienced.
This was after the soccer team secured the PSL promotion from the lower tier to the big league in dramatic fashion. The drama and theatrics on the final day of the lower tier's season took place when Royal AM won the point they needed to gain automatic promotion, this attracted headlines.
They were unable to rejoice, however, since the Pietermaritzburg-based club's celebrations were clouded by controversy over a pending judgement involving rivals Sekhukhune United over points.
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Shauwn Mkhize addressed the hate and controversy surrounding Royal AM and is hurt by the fans comments online.
“Last night we made history! The royal chair is ours! What was undoubtedly a nail-biting match resulted in us remaining on top of the log. But I never thought winning the league will be this painful. Sometimes being a woman in a man’s territory is difficult," she said.
Mam'Mkhize then said that she's proud of her son and the chairman Andile Mpisane for the big win.
Briefly News previously reported that Shauwn Mkhize wants to run for president and says everyone will be rich. Businesswoman and socialite Shauwn Mkhize has expressed an interest in running for the highest office in the country.
The construction mogul admitted that she knew nothing about politics but that did not matter. Mkhize said that the core of the matter was the huge inequality in the country. The millionaire said that the best way to fix this was to go to the Reserve Bank and use all that money.
She said each citizen of the country would receive a million each and everyone would get a car.
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