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CAF president Dr Patrice Motsepe has sent a message of condolences following the passing of Richards Bay FC player Siphamandla Mtolo and Ivory Coast defender Sylla Moustapha.

Mtolo collapsed and died during the PSL side training session on Tuesday. It is alleged that the 29-year-old fell out of nowhere and was rushed to the Hospital. He was confirmed dead upon arrival.

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“CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe has expressed shock and sadness following the tragic death of Richards Bay FC player Siphamandla Mtolo,” the football motherbody said. 

“Dr Motsepe and the CAF Family mourns the tragic passing of a player who played a meaningful role in helping his club, Richards Bay FC gain promotion. to the elite league.  

CAF PRESIDENT DR PATRICE MOTSEPE MORNS SIPHAMANDLA MTOLO

“CAF conveys deepest condolences to the family of Siphamandla Mtolo, SAFA, PSL and Richards Bay Family during this difficult moment.”

The club is yet to communicate the date of Mtolo’s memorial and funeral services. 

IVORY COAST DEFENDER SYLLA MOUSTAPHA COLLAPSED AND DIED 

Meanwhile, CAF have also conveyed a message of condolences to Ivory Coast defender Sylla Moustapha who passed away on Sunday. 

The 21-year-old collapsed on the pitch away from the ball during a league game at Robert Champroux Stadium in Abidjan. He was playing for Racing Club Abidjan against SOL FC.

CAF president Dr Patrice Motsepe convey his condolences to Sylla Moustapha and Siphamandla Mtolo
CAF president Dr Patrice Motsepe convey his condolences to Sylla Moustapha and Siphamandla Mtolo

Opposition players immediately called for medical assistance on seeing him fall to the ground and he was rushed to hospital. 

CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe has expressed his shock and sadness following the tragic death of Ivorian youngster, Sylla Moustapha,” said CAF. 

“Moustapha collapsed on the pitch during the Ivorian Ligue 1 LONACI fixture between his club, Racing Club d’Abidjan and SOL FC at Robert Champroux Stadium in Cote d’Ivoire. Moustapha, who played as a left-back, was only 21 at the time of his death.”

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“Dr Motsepe and the CAF Family mourns the tragic passing of such a young life who showed promise on the football field. CAF conveys deepest condolences to the family of Sylla Moustapha. Ivorian Football Federation President Idriss Diallo, Racing Club d’Abidjan Family and the Ivorian people during this time of grieving.”

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