Amakhosi Keeper Coach Passes Away
Kaizer Chiefs' Alexandre Revoredo Has Tragically Passed Away
Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the sudden passing of goalkeeper coach, Alexandre Revoredo.
A statement read:
The Kaizer Chiefs Family is devastated and deeply saddened by the sudden death of one of our own, goalkeeper coach Alexandre Magnus Bezerra Revoredo.
The Brazilian mentor, who joined Kaizer Chiefs in June 2016, passed away after a short illness on Wednesday morning at the Life Bedford Gardens Hospital in Bedfordview following. Revoredo was rushed to hospital on Sunday after complaining of excruciating pains in his abdomen.
Unfortunately, his condition deteriorated on Tuesday and he eventually succumbed on Wednesday morning, despite significant medical intervention.
Coach Alex, as he was affectionately known around the Village, was a dedicated man with a cheerful demeanour, who was highly respected and well-liked by everybody at the club. He will be dearly missed by the goalkeepers, coaches and the entire playing squad.
We send our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Deise Revoredo, who landed in Johannesburg this morning (31 August) from Brazil, his family, friends, colleagues and relatives.
The club will communicate further regarding the memorial services and funeral arrangements of our beloved coach Alex.
May God rest his soul in peace!