PSL to observe moment of silence for Winnie Mandela

Bidvest Wits players observe a moment of silence to mark four years since former president Nelson Mandela's passing during the Absa Premiership 2017/18 football match between Bidvest Wits and Ajax Cape Town at Bidvest Stadium, Johannesburg on 06 December 2017 ┬ęSamuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

CAPE TOWN- In a statement the League said, “As the world mourns Winnie Mandela passing, the football family will pay its respect to the “Mother of the Nation” ahead of the domestic football fixtures.

“The Premier Soccer League will observe a moment of silence for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

“This will apply to the Absa Premier league, National First Division and MultiChoice Diski Shield fixtures from today until she is laid to rest.

“The league is saddened by the passing of Madikizela-Mandela – a true pillar of the struggle and a person, who sacrificed so much in the fight against apartheid and in the emancipation of the mind.”

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