- TS Galaxy’s Thembinkosi Mbamba was laid to rest in a beautiful service in his hometown
- The football community came out in their numbers to pay their respects to Mbamba, including TS Galaxy’s president, Tim Sukazi
- Soccer fans made their voices heard outside of the funeral venue where they sang passionately throughout the service
TS Galaxy star player, Thembinkosi Mbamba, tragically lost his life last week as reported by Briefly.co.za.
The young midfielder was involved in a car accident and social media users paid tribute.
Mbamba received a fitting farewell on Saturday as his body was laid to rest in a beautiful funeral service.
The 23-year-old hailed from Duduza in Ekurhuleni and the soccer community arrived in their droves to pay their respects.
SowetanLIVE reported that Tim Sukazi, TS Galaxy’s president, shared a touching tribute.
Fellow attendees included the likes of coaches Dan Malesela and Christian Xaba.
Sukazi said, "If I were to have my way, I would have avoided this but it's unfortunate that certain things cannot be avoided. I had to step up, take this moment and salute one of our soldiers."
Xaba revealed that Mbamba watched numerous football matches with him and that he was already preparing for next season.
Aside from the packed venue, Briefly.co.za understands that hundreds more made their voices heard outside.
Soccer supporters showed their love as they sang throughout the service.
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