Kaizer Chiefs founder and chairman Dr. Kaizer Motaung will be inducted in the South African Hall of Fame.
Motaung Snr. turned 79 on Monday and will be rewarded for his outstanding working in shaping the South African football landscape.
The event will take place on 9 November, when Kaizer Motaung will join the likes of Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Jomo Sono, the 1996 AFCON-winning Bafana Bafana team, the 1995 Springboks side, among others, to have been inducted in the Hall of Fame.
“Dr. Kaizer Motaung, an iconic figure in the South African sports history, has significantly shared the landscape of football in the nation. As the visionary founder and chairman of the renowned Kaizer Chiefs Football Club, his influence reaches far beyond the field. With this induction, his extraordinary contributions will be permanently enshrined in the annals of the South African Hall of Fame,” read the official statement.
“Distinguished guests, including luminaries from the worlds of sports, entertainment, and government, will come together, honouring a man whose legacy has transcended sports and become integral part of the nation’s cultural fabric.”