The ‘fathers of South African football’, Irvin Khoza, Kaizer Motaung and Jomo Sono, are set to open the market at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Khoza, Motaung and Sono have all dedicated their lives to the development and commercialization of football in Mzansi.
The trio’s contribution to the game in the country will be celebrated on January 27 as the JSE opens is first market of 2016 in honour of these legends.
Khoza is the Chairman of Orlando Pirates as well as Chairman of the Premier Soccer League and helped Mzansi secure the rights to host the 2010 edition of the FIFA World Cup.
Motaung is the founder of Kaizer Chiefs and currently acts as the club's Chairman and managing director. The 71-year-old is also a co-founder of the PSL.
Sono is the owner and veteran coach of Jomo Cosmos and is a member of SAFA’s National Executive Committee.
These three legends of South African football have had a profound impact on the game in country. What do you think of the JSE’s initiative to honour them?