Orlando Pirates confirmed the sad passing of Dr Irvin Khoza’s wife, Mme Matina Elsie Khoza.
A statement on the Bucs’ official website revealed that Dr Khoza’s wife, who was the mother to Sonono, the late Zodwa, Nkosana and Mpumi Khoza had been in and out of hospital in the last few years battling with sickness.
“The Khoza Family is announcing the sad passing of Mme Matina Elsie Khoza, the wife of Dr. Irvin Khoza, mother of Sonono, the late Zodwa, Nkosana and Mpumi Khoza. Mme Matina, who was affectionately referred to by everybody, including her ten grandchildren, as Mama, has been in and out of hospital in the last few years battling ill health.
“She sadly passed at 09h11 this morning, Thursday 23 July 2020. She was 69 years of age. The Khoza Family pleads with the public to help us observe restrictions imposed on the nation by the Covid-19 pandemic. There will, as a result, be no visitations and prayer services held at home,” the Bucs confirmed in a statement on their official website.