Mantwa Khoza Bio – Wiki
Mantwa Khoza was the wife of Premier Soccer League (PSL) chairman and Orlando Pirates owner Irvin Khoza. She died on Friday 17 January 2020.
This was confirmed in a statement released by the PSL on Friday evening.
The statement read:
“The Premier Soccer League has learned with shock and sadness about the news of the passing of Ausi Mantwa Khoza, the wife of the PSL chairman, Dr. Irvin Khoza today [Friday].
“The Premier Soccer League conveys heartfelt condolences to our chairman, Dr. Khoza, and his family during this difficult moment.
We send our heartfelt condolences to the Khoza family on the passing of Mama Mantwa Khoza. May God comfort the family and friends.
May her souls rest in perfect and eternal peace. pic.twitter.com/psqr9hrDoO
— Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) January 18, 2020
Who is Irvin Khoza?
Irvin Khoza is a South African football administrator. He was born on 27 January 1948 in Alexandra, South Africa. Irvin is the Chairman of Orlando Pirates Football Club, Chairman of the South African Premier Soccer League and by virtue of this, Vice-President of the South African Football Association.
His relationship with Orlando Pirates started in 1980 when he became its secretary and owner in 1991. As the Chairman of the Premier Soccer League, he was instrumental in securing the current sponsors of the league, Absa Group Limited. He was also the Chairman of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa, after serving as the Chairman of South Africa’s 2010 FIFA World Cup bid.
Irvin Khoza Wife Mantwa Khoza Died
The sad news of the passing away of the Orlando Pirates chairman’s wife was confirmed by the Chairman’s close friend Stanley “Screamer” Tshabalala on Friday.
“She was a hard-working person, very polite and always helped people who had problems. She was my close friend and I am going to miss her. Yes she is no more and I still cannot believe it,” added Screamer.
Ausi Mantwa passed away a day before Bucs were due to take on Highlands Park in the Absa Premiership at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday night (7.30 pm).
he PSL released a press statement to convey their condolences to the Khoza family and stated that a moment of silence will be observed before all Absa Premiership, GladAfrica Championship and Multichoice Diski Challenge match this weekend.
“The Premier Soccer League has learned with shock and sadness about the news of the passing of Ausi Mantwa Khoza, the wife of the PSL Chairman, Dr. Irvin Khoza today,” they wrote.
“The PSL conveys heartfelt condolences to our Chairman, Dr. Khoza and his family during this difficult moment.
“The League will observe a moment of silence ahead of this weekend’s Absa Premiership, GladAfrica Championship and Multichoice Diski Challenge fixtures.”