- Former Bafana Bafana star Siphiwe Tshabalala is being hailed as a hero after posting a photo of himself buying from a street vendor
- The ex-Kaizer Chiefs skipper says it was snack time for him and he decided to support a local business as he bought amaskopas (popcorn)
- Social media users are now praising the humble legend for thinking about supporting small businesses, thus developing the kasi economy
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Siphiwe Tshabalala remains a centre of attraction wherever he goes and that’s more prevalent in his snaps on social media. The former Kaizer Chiefs skipper recently headed to the township and was captured in a cool, casual outfit.
The dreadlocked legend decided to spend his cash in the neighbourhood and develop the township economy. He is seen buying some snacks at a street vendor who erected his stall next to a busy road.
The former Bafana Bafana star can be seen displaying his simple and famous smile as he holds the popcorn, also known as amakip-kip or amaskopas in the kasi.
There are positive reactions from his Instagram followers and many are hoping to see more celebrities doing the same as Shabba.
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The post reads:
"More blessings Shabba.”
"Motho ke motho ka batho.... Dankooo Mavarara for supporting darkie.”
"Ndicela ezi brown.”
"Local business support ngiyabonga kakhulu mtaka malume.”
"Oshaba Grocery Shabarinks.”
"Easy just.....so humble my chief.”
"Ukungaziphakamisi kwakho nenhlonipho onayo in public you're inspiring.”
"Back to the community.”
"Thanks for saphothi.”
“A real legend God bless you.”
“Nice one man, support.”
“Danko”: Siphiwe Tshabalala chills with his old-time friends, diski fans impressed
Checking out a similar piece, Briefly News posted that former Kaizer Chiefs skipper Siphiwe Tshabalala is a hit on social media after posting a snap spending time with his friends.
The dreadlocked legend headed online to Instagram to share a beautiful picture with his friends, Sbu Motha and Steroliza. It seems the two guys are also Amakhosi fans and the image is attracting positive reactions from the football fraternity.
‘Shabba’ is also praised by his fans for not forgetting his roots and friends despite his success and celebrity status.
Looking at the viral snap, it seems the former Bafana Bafana and AmaZulu midfielder recently visited the kasi to spend time with his peeps.