- The family of Motjeka Madisha have requested privacy as posted by Mamelodi Sundowns on Twitter
- According to a tweet by The Brazilians, Madisha's family have met with pathologists to confirm if it was their son that passed away
- Fans took to Masandawana's replies section to share their condolences with the Madisha family during this difficult period
The family of late Mamelodi Sundowns player Motjeka Madisha have requested privacy since his passing. According to a recent Twitter thread by Sundowns, Madisha's family had met with pathologists to establish if the person who had passed away in the horrific crash is indeed their son.
The following tweet by Masandawana stated that the Madisha family had requested privacy while the relevant protocols are being followed during this trying time of uncertainty.
The club stated that they would follow up with whatever results come through from the DNA tests. The tweet went on to say that the necessary authorities with relevant expertise are also attempting to identify the driver of the car.
Below is the Twitter thread posted by Sundowns:
Take a look at some of the fan responses to the above:
"PSL must just postpone the game. Football is a gentlemen's sport."
"Seems like no one is sure if Madisha has passed on. Hence games can’t b postponed. I mean Sundowns clearly is not sure so why postpone?"
"Thank you team for respecting the family Of Madisha in this difficult period for the football fraternity. The delay in briefing the public is a sign of respect to a family in grief. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and colleagues. Folded hands #KBYiRemain."
@MogauAFC responded with:
"Lots of senseless people here in the comments. Understand that the family is the one that made the request and Sundowns can't post anything while the family is also still waiting, hao. Stop being insensitive and put yourselves in the shoes of the family."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that soccer fans started #PostponeSundownsMatch online to honour Madisha. This is due to the fact that Mamelodi Sundowns will be taking on TS Galaxy at Loftus Versfeld tonight, 15 December.
Sundowns tried their best to have the match postponed to honour the late Madisha and for their players to have time to mourn but were reportedly denied by the PSL. Fans have now taken to social media to express their anger and frustration.
#PostponeSundownsMatch has been trending since the early hours of this morning as fans tag the PSL's official Twitter account in an attempt to make a difference and honour the young defender.
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