President Zuma conveys condolences on the passing of football legend, Ten Ten Nzimande
President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences on the passing of South African football legend, Mr Kito Petrus “Ten-Ten” Nzimande who passed away on Tuesday, 22 November 2016.
“The country has lost one of the most celebrated and respected football legends that South Africa has ever produced. We convey our heartfelt condolences to the Nzimande family, relatives and all in the football fraternity. May his soul rest in peace,” the President said.
Mr Nzimande will be remembered for his terrific wizardry skills in the football field in the 1970s where he played as a defensive midfielder and a centre back for then newly formed Kaizer XI which was later named Kaizer Chiefs.
Source: The Presidency Republic of South Africa.