The club Kaizer Chiefs also released a statement in support of Willard Katsande and Siphiwe Tshabalala who's grandmother passed away.
“The Kaizer Chiefs family is mourning the passing [away] of Willard Katsande’s mother, Gladys Magorosi, and Siphiwe Tshabalala’s grandmother, Francina Motaung. Illness was the cause in both cases,” read the statement.
“Executive chairman Kaizer Motaung has, on behalf of Kaizer Chiefs, expressed his deepest heartfelt condolences to Willard and Siphiwe for their loss.”
“We share this sad period with the two players and our prayers go to the bereaved families and friends. Amakhosi are a Family and we celebrate and cry together as One. The news was received with shock and in expressing their support the team held a prayer and a moment of silence on Tuesday morning.”
“May their souls rest in eternal peace.”
R.I.P mom,you been strong for long,life without you will be difficult but i guess now its time to enjoy your new life with dad. His been waiting for you for the past 22years. Please dont forget us always protect and guide us, pass my regards to dad and tell him am doing well — Willard Katsande (@WillardKatsande) February 20, 2018
That broke my heart and made me smile......'Tell him I m doing well', reminds me of my dad, his sacrifices, hard work and contribution towards my success. RIP mom — MrsTSankara (@TASankara) February 21, 2018
i couldn't find any words this one really touched me also, that pain of losing a parent is just something else. May Willi find strength during this difficult time. — Nkululeko Bomali (@TheRealSkia23) February 21, 2018
Keep strong bro. You know that she was very proud of all you had achieved to this point. May her soul rest in peace— Matthew Rusike (@Mattyrusike) February 21, 2018
Mum will bi watching over you katsande,worry not — Elijah Boko (@ElijahBoko) February 21, 2018
Condolences to you and ur family. God is with you — Da_Precious_Pearl (@Preshyaz) February 20, 2018