Sports analyst David Kekana has died at the age of 47. According to the SABC, he died on Sunday night following a long illness.
Since the news of David’s death, South Africans have taken to social media to express their condolences.
Tributes pour in following David Kekana’s death. May his soul rest in peace.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of one of our longest serving sports analyst and soccer fanatic David Kekana.
His contribution to the sporting fraternity will be missed. #RIPDavidKekana pic.twitter.com/3sfP9PFzhW
— SABC1 (@Official_SABC1) August 26, 2019
Today we woke up to devastating news of the passing of veteran football Analyst, David Kekana. His contribution to football analysis spans close to 2 decades & his commitment to sports development will be sorely missed. We send our sympathies to his loved ones #RIPDavidKekana pic.twitter.com/DTeCsfCeMY
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) August 26, 2019
— Peter Ndoro (@peterndoro) August 26, 2019
Sad news coming in is that Sportscaster @DavidKekana has died following his battle with chronic diabetes. Condolences to the Kekana family and close friends. #RIPDavidKekana pic.twitter.com/oLYAH0j2X8
— Gershawn Coetzee © (@gershawncoetzee) August 26, 2019
#RIPDavidKekana Always so kind and generous. Will cherish the few years I got to work with you. You were committed to showcasing young sporting talent right to the end. What a loss 💔💔💔
— Kass Naidoo (@KassNaidoo) August 26, 2019
— Beloved (@BridgetMasinga) August 26, 2019
We have lost a WEALTH of information. A man who knew a lot about sport!! A joker. A fun, loving human being. I’m gutted. #RIPDavidKekana 💔🙏🏽🕯
— Mpho Letsholonyane (@M_Letsholonyane) August 26, 2019
We send our condolences the family and friends of Mzansi’s veteran sports analyst and soccer fanatic David Kekana. Kekane worked at the SABC for 18 years. His contribution to the sporting fraternity will be missed. #RIPDavidKekana pic.twitter.com/OIg2vXP0aH
— South African Government (@GovernmentZA) August 26, 2019
A smile that lit up the room!Passionate, loving, generous to a fault…larger than life character. You lived your life to the fullest. Go well bra yaka, robala Letebele!We pray strength for your family during this difficult time #RIPDavidKekana pic.twitter.com/KCJeJLeXY7
— Thabiso TT Tema (@ThabisoTema) August 26, 2019