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Tributes pour in for late Sundowns official Shakoane

Tributes from the South African football fraternity have been pouring in for the long-serving Sundowns official Alex Shakoane.


Mamelodi Sundowns have announced the passing of the club’s long-serving communications manager and staunch supporter Alex “Mr Goldfingers” Shakoane.

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Shakoane passed away on Sunday at the age of 67.

“Alex Shakoane, loved Mamelodi Sundowns immensely and was a loyal servant of football in Mamelodi, Tshwane and the whole of South Africa. He was involved in Sundowns from it’s formative years in the 1970s.

“Bra Alex’s life was all about Mamelodi Sundowns and we will miss his unique contributions and larger than life personality,” read the club statement.

Sundowns chairman, Tlhopie Motsepe said: “The Motsepe family, the board, the supporters and all the members of the Mamelodi Sundowns family mourn and are deeply saddened by the passing of Alex.”

Meanwhile, tributes from the South African football fraternity have been pouring in for the long-serving Sundowns official.

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