Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates legend John Moeti has passed away.
City Press has learnt that the former Pirates captain, who also played for SuperSport United, died at his home on Monday morning. According to the family, Dungi, as he was known, had been receiving specialist medical care for the past eight months.
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The family confirmed his passing in a brief statement.
“It is with profound sadness and a deep sense of loss that we inform you of the passing of John “Dungi” Moeti.
“John was suddenly 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.”