Trek4Mandela team leader: I’m so sorry I couldn’t bring Gugu Zulu home

2016-07-20 20:16
Loved ones greet at OR Tambo after the arrival of the Trek 4 Mandela team. The group made an emotional arrival after the death of Gugu Zulu. (Lizeka Tandwa, News24)

Loved ones greet at OR Tambo after the arrival of the Trek 4 Mandela team. The group made an emotional arrival after the death of Gugu Zulu. (Lizeka Tandwa, News24)

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Johannesburg - Emotional team members of the Trek4Mandela expedition spoke on Wednesday at OR Tambo Airport of the heartache they experienced at the death of teammate Gugu Zulu who died during a climb on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Team leader Sibusiso Vilane broke down and sobbed before members of the media, saying how sorry he was that he could not deliver on his promise to keep the loved ones of the families of the expedition members safe.

As tears rolled down his face, Vilane apologised to Zulu's wife, family and the nation for not being able to bring the much loved rally champion home.

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