South-Africa

SAFA mourn Taunyane loss

2013-10-30 19:30
Leepile Taunyane (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Former SAFA vice-president Leepile Taunyane has died at the age of 85, the national soccer body announced on Wednesday.

"We have lost a true giant and founding father of South African football," Jordaan said on Wednesday.

"He used the beautiful game to make a contribution to the social needs of societies.

"This is the man who helped football build its first own stadium, something that was prohibited by the apartheid regime."

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