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Prins - 'Rest in Peace, Bra Pine'


Moroka Swallows CEO Leon Prins has joined the South African soccer fraternity in mourning the death of former 'Birds' boss David 'Bra Pine' Chabeli.

Chabeli, the former Swallows Chairman, passed away on Thursday night at Parklane clinic, after being involved in a car accident.

Prins visited Chabeli's family in Winchester Hills in Johannesburg on Friday to pay his respects.

"On behalf of the management, the technical staff, the players and everyone at Swallows, I would like to send my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Chabeli," Prins told the official Swallows website.

He added: "His death has come at a time when his dream of seeing Swallows as one of the best teams in the country, was slowly turning into reality.

"Chabeli laid a strong foundation for the team and we will always admire him for that and for his undying support for the team.

"May his soul rest in peace."

Meanwhile, Prins said the arrangements for Chabeli's funeral were currently underway. The details will be announced on morokaswallows.co.za in due course.

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Sunday, September 24
SAA Supa 8 Semi-final
Swallows v Kaizer Chiefs
Venue: ABSA Stadium

Saturday, September 30
Castle Premiership
Ajax v Moroka Swallows
Venue: Newlands Stadium

Sunday, October 15
Castle Premiership
Moroka Swallows v Cosmos
Venue: Germiston Stadium

Sunday, October 22
Castle Premiership
Arrows v Moroka Swallows
Venue: King Zwelithini

Sunday, September 17
Castle Premiership
0-0 vs Benoni P. United
Venue: Meadowlands Stadium

Wednesday, September 13
Castle Premiership (POSTPONED)
Moroka Swallows vs Orlando Pirates
Venue: Germiston Stadium

Sunday, September 10
Castle Premiership
1-0 vs Silver Stars
Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Saturday, August 26
Castle Premiership
0-2 vs Black Leopards
Venue: Thohoyandou Stadium

Sunday, August 20
SAA Supa 8 Q/F
2-1 vs Silver Stars
Venue: Germiston Stadium

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