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KAIZER CHIEFS AND ORLANDO PIRATES PAY TRIBUTE TO THE LATE MAMA WINNIE MADIKIZELA-MANDELA

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates took time off their hectic schedules to pay a special honour visit at the home of the late Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Soweto on Monday afternoon.

The struggle icon passed away on Monday, April 2, after a long illness. She was 81.

Captains of both teams, Itumeleng Khune and Happy Jele, laid wreaths outside the house before signing a condolence book inside a marquee.

Amakhosi personnel praised the late Mama Winnie for her remarkable resilience, determination and tenacity , while the Buccaneers saluted her for the great contribution she’s made in her fight for freedom for the oppressed.

A 10-day mourning period has been in full swing since her passing, with memorial services being held around the country in honour of the struggle icon.

Another memorial on Tuesday will be staged where she was born in Bizana, Eastern Cape.

Meanwhile, the PSL has asked for all clubs in the Absa Premiership, National First Division and MultiChoice Diski Shield to observe a moment of silence before matches commence, until she is laid to rest.

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