Kaizer bosses have confirmed that the father of longtime defender Eric Mathoho has tragically passed away.
The 30-year-old defender, born in Venda, joined Kaizer Chiefs of Bloemfontein Celtic in 2012 and made over 250 appearances for the club.
Defender Kaizer Chiefs loses his father: RIP
Mathoho, who unfortunately lost his sister in 2020, will now have to deal with the pain of losing his father at the age of 75.
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The defensive midfielder is likely to miss this weekend’s crucial clash against Maritzburg United on Saturday after his father’s death. Mathoho received compassionate leave from Kaizer Chiefs last year after his sister’s death.
We offer our deepest (and) sincere condolences to “The Tower”, the Mathoho family and friends. Tower received a compassionate leave to be with his family during this difficult period “, reads a statement in June 2020.
Kaizer bosses will host Maritzburg United at the FNB Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Amakhosi will reunite with former coach Ernst Middendorp for the first time since his sudden departure from the club after failing to win the league last season.
Eric Mathoho won two league titles with Amakhosi in 2012/13 and 2014/15, respectively, while also lifting the MTN8 title in 2014. Amakhosi will certainly miss his presence this weekend if he is granted a leave of absence. of compassion.
The Kaizer bosses are heading for this weekend’s match in 13th position, just two points above the relegation zone, however they will have a high spirit following their historic qualification from the CAF group in the Champions League last week.