#RIPMgijimi: Top 5 Mandla Mgijimi Sandane moments
Famous Orlando Pirates supporter Mandla Mgijimi Sandane passed away on Tuesday morning after a short illness.
His death comes as a surprise to the family and the whole football fraternity, the white-painted Mgijimi was known for his undying love for the Soweto outfit Orlando Pirates.
Mjigimi came from Witbank Emalahleni, in an interview with Soccer Laduma, he revealed that he grew up loving football and Isibaya.
The Nickname Mjigimi came from Isibaya character who painted himself in white called Mjigimi, he felt in love with the Mgijimi actor and decided to take it to the stadium as Orlando Pirates is all about Ghosts.
Mandla said that he sometimes gets scared when he looked in the mirror.
As we remember and celebrate the life of Mandla Mgijimi Sandane lets look at the epic moments he proved that despite the rivalry, football is one big family.
Top 5 Mandla Mgijimi Sandane moments
Mgijimi has been to all local stadiums where Orlando Pirates played, he has also been to Zimbabwe and Swaziland to cheer for Pirates
— Lindiwe Dube 🇿🇦 (@LindiweDube) July 28, 2020
— Pambae❤ (@dj_pam01) July 28, 2020
— Pops (@mpendulofz) July 28, 2020
” The death of Mandla Mgijimi shocked us all, he complained of an illness a few days ago and we thought that he will recover.He couldn’t wait for the return of football despite knowing that it will take a long time to return to the stadium to do what he enjoyed most (cheering his Orlando Pirates team), he was longing to watch from the screens.It’s a great loss to the family and the football fraternity at large, his passion was appreciated by the club and all football fans. My brother would die for Orlando Pirates, the team lost a great supporter but gained an angel who will watch them from high above MHSRP”