Cape Town - South Africa's Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has paid tribute to legendary
photographer Duif du Toit who has passed away.
Du Toit died of an organ failure at a
“Some of the best pictures that recorded
our historical moments in the sporting fraternity were captured by Duif du
Toit, said Mbalula.
"His colleagues at Gallo Images know and respect him for his work ethic.
It is for these reasons that a talented photographer like him was honoured in
our sport awards; such award was a recognition of his excellence which he
portrayed with every image he took.
"I am happy to have celebrated his good work
while he was still with us. We send our deepest condolences to his family and
friends. He will not be forgotten as we will remember him through the
photographic memories he helped us capture,” Mbalula said.