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Highlands Park Confirm Death Of One Of Their Own, Funeral Details Revealed

Rest In Peace Dr Godfrey Sankubele Dire

By Soccer Laduma - Jul 06, 2018 02:28 PM

Soccer Laduma has learnt with deep sadness about the passing Highlands Park team doctor, Godfrey Sankubele Dire.

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As confirmed by the club, Dire passed away earlier this week. The 62-year-old has been the team doctor at the Lions of the North since their days in the ABC Motsepe League and all the way up to their recent promotion to the PSL. 

“Death Strike At The Lions Den! The Lions have been dealt with a big blow with the passing of Dr Dire, a man who served as the Lions' team doctor since the team's promotion from the Vodacom League to NFD and PSL,” tweeted the club.

The club has confirmed that the late doctor will be laid to rest this Saturday. 

“Details of the funeral are as follows: SATURDAY: 07 July 2018 Home Address: 41 Columbus Street East Village, Sunward Park, Boksburg Church Address: Funeral Service Venue ST Peters Anglican Church 2085 Kgotso Street Admin Block Katlehong. May his soul rest in eternal peace (Edited),” confirmed the club on Twitter.

Soccer Laduma would like to send condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Doctor Dire, as well as Highlands Park and everyone affected by his loss during this time of bereavement.   


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RIP Doctor.
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May His Soul Rest In Peace.

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