- Ex-Bafana Bafana star Reneilwe Letsholonyane has paid an emotional tribute to his late grandfather who was laid to rest on Wednesday
- The former Bafana Bafana midfielder, Letsholonyane, shared the sad news on social media, saying he used to call the old man, ‘Daddy’
- Looking at the reactions from the post, it has attracted his former Kaizer Chiefs teammates such as Siyabonga Nkosi and Morgan Gould among others
Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Renilwe Letsholonyane has paid tribute to his grandfather who was laid to rest on Wednesday, as the post suggests. The retired midfielder says he grew up calling the old man ‘Dad’.
The dreadlocked legend took to Instagram to share the sad news and says he will always cherish the moments he spent with the late Papa. Many South African football fans, former teammates and his followers have taken to the comments section to also send their messages to Yeye’s family.
The post reads:
“Condolences to you and the family
“RIP to ukhokho.”
“Akalale ngoxolo umuntu omdala.”
“Strength to you and your family Maestro. I stand with you guys. One Love.”
“Robala ka kgotso Ntate moholo.”
“My condolences Skeem.”
“Oh wow o phetse.”
“May his soul rest in peace.”
“103 and strong! Phumla ngoxolo Nkonde! Elder.”
“Condolences to you and your family.”’
Kaizer Chiefs legend Siphiwe Tshabalala pays tribute to retired Reneilwe Letsholonyane
Still on football stories, Briefly News reported that AmaZulu midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala has showered his former Kaizer Chiefs teammate Reneilwe Letsholonyane with praise following his retirement.
The Bafana Bafana icon says he was honoured to play together with the dreadlocked legend. ‘Shabba’ posted a very sweet message on Instagram and tagged the former footballer.
The two players are credited for having played a crucial role for the Soweto giants in the past few seasons as they collected a number of trophies under coach Stuart Baxter.
Tshabalala said: “Honoured to have been a part of your glittering football journey. You have a good story to tell. The journey continues."
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Source: Briefly News