Words of encouragement and praise have followed the announcenement of Siyabonga Sangweni’s retirement from playing professional football.
Kermit Ersmus a former teammate of Sangweni at Pirates wrote on twitter,” Im glad i had the honour of playing alongside Siyabonga Sangweni a great person and great defender, u will be missed, all the best NDUNA.”
Former Kaizer Chiefs player Matthew Rusike wrote,”Salute to Siyabonga Sangweni. Never easy to be forced into retirement but as fate would have it ,you will always be remembered on a high”.
Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula had the following words,”Siyabonga Sangweni best of luck in your future endeavours. You were indeed a light were there was darkness. Mfano omdala Intsimbi!!!”.
Sangweni was a pillar in the heart of the Orlando Pirates defence. He surely be sorely missed by Sea Robbers faithfuls.