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Siphamandla Mtolo Death And Obituary: 29-Year-Old Richards Bay Captain Died in Traning

South African football Siphamandla Mtolo death news has devasted everyone as he passed away aged 29 after collapsing in training.

Siphamandla Mtolo was a skilled football player from South Africa who prominently played as a defender at Richards Bay, a South African football club based in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Mtolo was also the captain of the Richards Bay team, and he made an amazing contribution to the team by winning multiple matches.

For your information, Mtolo’s main position was at Defensive Midfield and Central Midfield. The late Ricahrds Bay captain wore jersey number four in his team.

Currently, the football world is devasted as the official news regarding Mtolo’s death has already been released. So, here’s everything to know about his sudden passing and his career.

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Footballer Siphamandla Mtolo Obituary Released

The official obituary of footballer Siphamandla Mtolo has already been released. The Richard Bay FC has made an official release revealing the death of Mtolo.

The football club recently took to Twitter to share the saddening news. Likewise, the football club shared its condolence to the family and paid tribute to the late footballer.

Siphamandla Mtolo Death
Siphamandla Mtolo’s death news was announced by Richards Bay FC. ( Source: Twitter )

On the other hand, Mtolo was loved by many, and people shared their tributes with the Bay’s captain. With that, they are also eager to know about Mtolo’s cause of death. 

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Siphamandla Mtolo Cause of Death: How Did Richards Bay Captain Die?

Siphamandla Mtolo passed away on Tuesday after collapsing in training. In a social media post, the Richards Bay FC said Mtolo collapsed Tuesday morning, and it was not in a position to provide further information at this stage, asking for the Mtolo family’s privacy.

Due to that, the club did not mention a cause of death in their statement. Fans and well-wishers are concerned about the actual cause, and the club of Mtolo’s family may give further details soon.

Tributes
SuperSport United FC paid tribute to Spepe. ( Source: Twitter )

Numerous teams participating in the competition showed their heartfelt sympathies on social media, with Kaizer Chiefs and Cape Town City FC among them.

We, the team of Genius Celebs, also share our condolence to the devasted family, and we will keep you updated with his news.

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Siphamandla Mtolo Age and Wikipedia Details

Born on November 28, 1993, Siphamandla Mtolo was 29 years old at the time of his passing. He was a native of South Africa, and his full name was Siphamandla Themba Mtolo.

Mtolo was a family guy who spent most of his spare time with them privately. Due to his private nature, none of the verified outlets have given the fact about his family background.

At the moment, Mtolo’s family is at a huge loss as they are mourning his death. He was also recognized by his nickname Spepe. Spepe received huge support from his parents to pursue a career as a footballer.

Regarding his career, Spepe joined Richards Bay FC, based in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa, in 2020. Also, he was part of the team that won the 2021/22 GladAfrica Championship.

Richards Bay Captain
Richards Bay Captain Siphamandla Mtolo before a football match. ( Source: Sowetan Live )

With that, Spepe also earned a promotion to the country’s premier division with his team. Before coming to Richards Bay FC, he played prominently with Uthongathi.

Having played football, he may have racked up some cash and had a decent net worth. Transfermrkt has reported that his highest market value was €100k which was recorded on June 30, 2022.

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