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Famous Orlando Pirates supporter dies

The South African Premier Soccer League club, Orlando Pirates famous supporter Mandla Sindane has died.

Mandla Sindane
Mandla Sindane

Sindane, also known as “Mgijimi” died in his eMalahleni town in Mpumalanga‚ Pirates’ secretary of the supporters branch for eMalahleni‚ Puleng Semela‚ confirmed yesterday.

“I can confirm that he has passed on‚” Semela said.

“According to his father they found him in his place where he was staying at around 11AM.

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“He had left the family [the day before] and he went to go and sleep where he was staying in eMalahleni.”

The cause of death has not been established.

“Mgijimi” was known for covering his body with white paint‚ and wearing all white overalls‚ and for being a charismatic presence in the stands at Buccaneers matches and events. — Online.