South African journalist and sports analyst David Kekana has passed away. He reportedly died on Sunday after battling his illness for a long time.
Condolences and tributes have poured in from all over the country and Social Media. People describe Kekana as someone who was very dedicated to his work and helping others.
Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa thanked Kekana for his contribution to sports and offered his condolences on Social Media.
“Today we woke up to devastating news of the passing of veteran football analyst David Kekana. His contribution to football analysis spans close to two decades and his commitment to sports development will be sorely missed. We send our sympathies to his loved ones,” the Minister wrote.
Fellow sports presenter Lelo Mzaca said Kekana’s death came as a big shock to him. He revealed that Kekana had a big impact on him and would be forever grateful for that.
“It’s also a monumental loss to us who knew you and work side by side with you. I’ll personally be forever indebted to you, Daiza! You know just how much you’ve done for me,” said Mzaca.