Mamelodi Sundowns mourns the passing of Alex Shakoane

Mamelodi Sundowns is deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of its long serving Communications Manager and staunch supporter, Alex Shakoane.

Alex Shakoane, loved Mamelodi Sundowns immensely and was a loyal servant of football in Mamelodi, Tshwane and the whole of South Africa. He was involved in Sundowns from it’s formative years in the 1970s.

The Chairman of Mamelodi Sundowns, Tlhopie Motsepe said: “The Motsepe family, the Board, the Supporters and all the members of the Mamelodi Sundowns Family mourn and are deeply saddened by the passing of Alex” Goldfinger” Shakoane whom we all loved dearly. Bra Alex’s life was all about Mamelodi Sundowns and we will miss his unique contributions and larger than life personality.”

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Shakoane family, his friends and all Masandawana.

Further details regarding the memorial and funeral service will be announced in due course.

Alex Shakoane will forever live in the hearts and minds of all Masandawana.

Robala ka kgotso Shakwane ‘a Kgomo Le Motho!

7 Responses
  1. Dalom

    May your soul rest in eternal peace Bra Alex. Your love for Downs was unquestionable. Everytime I met him at Kolonade Mall he would be wearing a Sundowns regalia. A true Dawana at heart.

  2. kick boboza

    May the mighty God bless the family of bra Alex tremendously, this giant was a true Sandawana, i remember meeting him at the stadiums where the Yellow nation was playing, let us win the Caf champions league for him.

  3. jero

    I couldn’t believe it when I get up earlier today, Mr Gold Finger simply was the Dictionary of Mamelodi Sundowns Family .
    May your Soul rest in peace Sir and Pray that your Family finds strength to heal and Celebrate your Legacy .We will always miss you, Thank you for the love you gave us and your spirit will live with the Yellow Nation Family .Another thing I used to ask myself where did this Gentleman learned his English because He had that sort of American swag.
    My deepest Condolences