Club supports Lolo’s family

2015-11-11 06:00

AJAX CAPE TOWN have released a statement insisting they have continually shown support to the grieving family and friends of the late Cecil Lolo. The talented defender was laid to rest in the Eastern Cape over the weekend, yet varying reports on social media took aim at the Cape Town club for not showing adequate support at the service for their fallen friend.

The Urban Warriors on Monday (09/11) issued a statement to clarify their stance.

“It is with regret that Ajax Cape Town takes note of the unfortunate statements on social media and in the press relating to the funeral of Cecil Lolo held in Cele in the Eastern Cape on Sunday past, – even more so, we are extremely disappointed that Cecil’s funeral is being used as a platform to advance political agendas,” the statement read.

“The club will continue to do its utmost to support the family, fellow players and friends in every possible way as we have done in the past two weeks.”

Furthermore, it says,: “Throughout this period the club has been in constant communication with the family in the handling of all matters related to Cecil’s memorials and funeral arrangements.

“We humbly request that we all continue to support those who are grieving Cecil’s passing.

“Ajax Cape Town have been and will continue to support Cecil’s family during this very difficult time.” – Press release

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