PSL Tweets Of The Week
It’s Monday, which means it’s time for the top 10 Tweets of the Week from South African football.
This week has been a sad one for South African football, as SA’s football fraternity mourns the loss of Isaac ‘Shakes’ Kungwane.
His former club, Kaizer Chiefs, tweeted their sadness:
@Kaizer_Chiefs: “We are shocked and saddened by the passing on of Kaizer Chiefs Legend, Isaac "Shakes" Kungwane. May his soul Rest In Peace.”
As did Shakes’ friend, Itumeleng Khune:
@IIKHUNE_32_16: “I'm going to miss you my friend, gone too soon. pic.twitter.com/KTjUUkIflm”
Kungwane’s friend and colleague, Robert Marawa, was one of the first to break the sad news, saying:
@robertmarawa: “Afta being in ICU for the past 2 days it's really sad to have to announce the sad passing away of a brother & colleague RIP Shakes Kungwane.”
While Chiefs’ rivals, Orlando Pirates, also made their feelings known:
@Orlando_Pirates: “The SA football fraternity has been rocked by the passing of one of it's favourite sons. RIP Isaac 'Shakes' Kungwane pic.twitter.com/vzTXZ8xeL7”
So too did Kermit Erasmus:
@Erasmus_95: “Cant believe Shakes Kungwane has passed away #LifesReallyShort #RIP Condolences To The Football Family and his Loved ones #GodBeWithU”
Meanwhile, Bafana Bafana ended their Australasian tour, with Anele Ngcongca, thanking the fans:
@thetera16: “It's that time to say goodbye to New Zealand and not to forget to say a big thanks to the people who came out in numbers in our 2 games.”
And Ayanda Patosi, who scored against Australia, was happy with his display:
@PatosiAyanda: “God is great, had good time with a guys in camp. pic.twitter.com/fVxjEgTmbp”
With the World Cup around the corner, Pirates wished their goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, well after being selected for Ghana:
@Orlando_Pirates: “We wish @fataud1 & the Black Stars everything of the best in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. "Ensi wo yie!" (good luck).”
And Wits revealed that their youngsters will be going to Denmark:
@BidvestWits: “Bidvest Wits’ Under-19 squad will head across to Europe in July where they will participate in the Lyngby Cup...”
Finally, SuperSport United’s youngsters were beaten in the Nike Cup final this weekend by Mamelodi Sundowns’ youth team:
@SuperSportFC: “FT Score : SSTHA 1-1 Sundowns. Sundowns win 3-2 on Penalties. #NikeCupFinal”
Check out the Soccer Laduma website next Monday for a whole new host of Mzansi-based tweets.