The sudden passing away of Thulani Thuswa came as a shock to many, especially to lovers of football across South Africa. The former Mamelodi Sundowns communications manager still had a lot to accomplish. This article looks at his career and lesser-known facts about his personal life.
Thulani was a people person because of his cheerful personality. He mingled well with everyone regardless of the team one supports. Why was he away from football?
Thulani Thuswa death
The former Mamelodi Sundowns Communications manager died on 6th June 2021 in a grisly road crash. Thulani Thuswa accident occurred between Grayston and Marlboro near Sandton in Johannesburg.
The Johannesburg Metro Police confirmed that he was alone in his Mercedes Benz when he lost control, hit barricades, and fell down on an embankment. Thulani died at the scene.
Thulani Thuswa family
Thulani’s daughter is called Wami, and she turned ten years old in 2021. The doting father fondly referred to her as Wami Superstar on Thulani Thuswa Instagram.
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Details regarding Thulani Thuswa wife or fiancé are not available because he chose to keep the details private.
Thulani Thuswa career
After leaving the team in 2019, Thuswa started a talent management, sponsorship, and public relations company called Tyler Masons Management. The agency manages several players, including Hlompho Kekana and Denis Onyango.
At the time of his death, the former Sundowns spokesperson was also working for MT Sports Marketing and Management. The company looks after Pitso Mosimame affairs and is run by his spouse, Moira Tlhagale.
Active on social media
The former Sundowns spokesperson was active on Thulani Thuswa Twitter and Instagram pages. His last tweet and Instagram posts were just hours before he met his untimely demise.
Thulani Thuswa may have gone too soon, but his legacy in the South African football industry will live for generations. May he rest in eternal peace.
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