- With the news of the passing of Irvin Khoza's wife, the PSL community has sent messages of support to the Orlando Pirates chairman
- Mme Matina Elsie Khoza tragically passed away following a lengthy illness earlier this week
- This is the second wife Irvin has lost this year, which makes it ever so more tragic
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The PSL family has joined together to lend their support to Orlando Pirates chairman Irvin Khoza whose wife, Mme Matina Elsie Khoza, tragically passed away following a lengthy illness.
This is the second wife he has lost this year, Ausi Yvonne Mantwa Kgotleng-Khoza passed away in January. Briefly.co.za learned that Mme Matina, 69, had four children with Irvin, one of them is the Pirates marketing manager Nkosana Khoza.
Condolences have poured in from the members of PSL community. Rival clubs Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns did not post anything, according to KickOff Magazine.
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Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane issued a statement on his own private account, sending a message to the Khoza family.
Other clubs and individuals shared messages on social media, sending condolences to Khoza and his family:
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that the Orlando Pirates shared devastating news with their followers on Thursday. According to the Bucs, the wife of Dr Irvin Khoza, the chairman of the Pirates, has passed away. Mme Matina, as she was affectionately known, leaves behind her husband and children, Sonono, Nkosana and Mpumi Khoza.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that PSL chairman Irvin Khoza shed light on the key reason why the league needs to resume sooner rather than later.
In a media conference on Monday, Khoza revealed that job losses may soon become a reality if the current break is extended indefinitely.
The PSL's financial woes stem from a combination of factors, most notably the lack of action ever since the lockdown was imposed.
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