As The South African reported on Wednesday, Rikhado ‘Riky Rick” Makhado tragically took his own life in Johannesburg at the age of 34.
MAMELODI SUNDOWNS PAY TRIBUTE TO RIKY RICK
Following Pitso Mosimane’s own personal condolences to the late artist, his former club Mamelodi Sundowns also expressed regret over Riky Rick’s death.
The club took to social media to pass a beautiful message to the grieving Makhando family and the South African music industry at large.
“The Chairman and the Motsepe Family, the Board of Directors, Technical Team, Players, Management, Staff and the entire Yellow Nation would like to express their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Rikhado “Riky Rick” Makhado,” the DStv Premiership champions said.
Meanwhile, the 2016 CAF Champions League winners are currently in Egypt to face Pitso Mosimane and Percy Tau’s Al Ahly on Friday evening.
PITSO MOSIMANE ALSO MOURNS “BOSS ZONKE”
While Mzansi is still reeling in disbelief, tributes have been pouring in from hundreds of musicians, actors, and fashion artists across South Africa, Africa as well as the United States. The messages of condolences have now crossed over to football, with the major figure of Pitso Mosimane sending his love to the fallen artist.
Soon after making history at the FIFA Club World Cup as the first African coach to win back-to-back bronze medals at the event, the coach who is better known as ‘Jingles’ took to social media to mourn rapper’s death.
Pitso Mosimane revealed that the late musician had always supported him. The coach added to say the 34year-old will be remembered for his music, humility, and as a champion of youth opportunities. Read the full story here.