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RIP Shaun Olive

It is with great sadness that iDiski Times can confirm the passing of PSL 2019/2020 Assistant Referee of the Season, Shaun Olive.

The Premier Soccer League confirmed the news on Saturday, and stated they would hold a minute’s silence for Olive.

SAFA also confirmed the news and stated their sadness in Olive’s passing.

‘’We are gutted as the Association,” SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordan said.

“Here was a young man, taken away at the prime of his career. Shaun was among the rising young officials and his passing on is a huge blow to the country, the continent and world.”

‘’We extend our most sincere condolences to Shaun’s family, his fiancé, friends and the refereeing family as we come to terms with his tragic passing,” Chairperson of the SAFA Referees Committee, Ms Natasha Tsichlas said.

“We pray that they will be comforted and experience deep peace today, and the days hereafter. Shaun’s bubbly presence and amiable character will be sorely missed among us. He showed so much promise and was at the cusp of a flourishing career.”

iDiski Times sends condolences to Olive’s family, friends and the football fraternity