SA football and Kaizer Chiefs legend Doctor Khumalo has lost his mother, Mabel, who departed on Tuesday.
Premier Soccer League (PSL) Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza has also paid tribute to Ausi Mable and said the Khumalo family have lost a Matriarch.
“Mme Mable Khumalo, mother of Doctor Khumalo, has departed. Our hearts and prayers are with the Khumalo family. We are grateful to Ausi Mable for her role besides the legendary late Eliakim ‘Pro’ Khumalo for nurturing an era defining talent, Doctor Khumalo,” said Khoza in a statement.
Kaizer Chiefs also sent their condolences to the 52-year-old.
“We are with you our Legend, we have you in our thoughts and hearts at this tough time. Our heartfelt condolences to the Khumalo Family for your loss.
“Rest In Peace Mme Mabel Khumalo, the wife of the late Kaizer Chiefs stalwart and founding member, Eliakim ‘Pro’ Khumalo and the mother of Doctor Khumalo. Love & Peace” read a statement on their instagram page.
There are no details of the memorial service and funeral services so far.
FARPost send its condolences to the Khumalo family.
By Ofhani Munyai