- Mantwa Khoza, the wife of Irvin Khoza, who owns the Orlando Pirates and is a PSL chairman, has passed away
- The league confirmed the news on Friday evening, 17 January
- Condolences have been pouring in as the family, and the nation, mourns the loss it has been hit with
Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman and Orlando Pirates owner Irvin Khoza's wife has died.
The league confirmed the sad news on the evening of 17 January through a statement.
Part of it read as follows:
"The Premier Soccer League has learnt with shock and sadness about the news of the passing of Ausi Mantwa Khoza, the wife of the PSL chairman, Dr Irvin Khoza.
"The Premier Soccer League conveys heartfelt condolences to our chairman, Dr Khoza, and his family. The league will observe a moment of silence ahead of this weekend’s Absa Premiership, GladAfrica Championship and MultiChoice Diski Challenge fixtures."
Briefly.co.za gathered that the cause of death has not been made public yet. Sadly, Mantwa's passing came one day before the Pirates will take on Highlands Park during their Absa Premiership match at Orlando Stadium.
Since the news was shared of the tragic loss, condolences have been pouring in.
Here is what some saddened admirers had to say:
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!