Cricket mourns Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's death

03 April 2018 - 11:21 By Telford Vice
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela during her birthday celebrations on September 26, 2016 in Soweto, South Africa. The ANC Women's League (ANCWL) is hosting a number of evets in honour of its stalwart and freedom fighter; Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who was born on 26 September 1936.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela during her birthday celebrations on September 26, 2016 in Soweto, South Africa. The ANC Women's League (ANCWL) is hosting a number of evets in honour of its stalwart and freedom fighter; Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who was born on 26 September 1936.
Image: Gallo Images / Beeld / Felix Dlangamandla

Cricket South Africa have joined the millions of South Africans mourning for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela‚ who died on Monday aged 81.

“Mama Winnie Mandela devoted her life to the struggle‚ shaping the lives of numerous political heroines and crafting a political legacy that carries on today through many who admired her‚” a release quoted CSA president Chris Nenzani as saying on Tuesday.

“She played a pivotal role in the fight for equality and her spirit of resilience will be sorely missed.

“During her time as a political stalwart‚ and in the values she instilled in her family‚ mama Winnie created a legacy of greatness in African leadership that still resonates today.

“CSA sends heartfelt condolences to the Mandela family on the passing of this distinguished and greatly respected individual.”

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