Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates legend John Moeti has passed away.
Moeti died at his home on Monday morning following a long illness.
The family confirmed his passing through a statement on Monday.
“It is with profound sadness and a deep sense of loss that we inform you of the passing of John “Dungi” Moeti,” read the club statement.
“John suddenly became ill eight months ago and was receiving specialist medical care.
“John succumbed to his illness in the early hours of this morning (February 6) at home, surrounded by his family and brethren in prayer.
“We thank you sincerely for your prayers and steadfast support. The family wishes to be afforded privacy during this time of loss and funeral details will be advised in due course.”
Meanwhile, South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has sent condolences to the Moeti family.
“The South African Football Association and I wish to convey our sincerest condolences and heartfelt sorrow to the family and friends of Dungi Moeti,” the SAFA President said.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, loved ones and friends.”
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