With a modest amount of followers on social media, not many know about the reverent lifestyle former Mamelodi Sundowns star Tiyani Mabunda leads.
While we often cover many players’ lifestyles, this time things are a tad bit different as we look at admirable work that Mbunda does off the pitch.
But first, the lowkey ex-Masandawana star recently pulled up in a carriage anchored by four donkeys who were covered in colourful rags – which likely represents something special to the player.
While we cannot confirm the occasion, it seemed quite important, and the star accompanied it with a bible quote and capped it off by saying:
“I honestly enjoy being different.”
Scroll through the gallery above to see Mabunda’s devoted lifestyle
Through his organisation, the Tiyani Mabunda Foundation, the midfielder consistently gives back to the community. The charity work he does ranges from donating groceries, to awarding soccer equipment to children, as well as assisting in key initiatives at prisons.
Mabunda is also a man of God, as his social media consistently shows the devoted side of him, where he is seen holding the mic and addressing the congregation. Those who know the kind of leader he is on the pitch can probably see why he is a prominent figure in community building.
Did you know?
The former jersey number 13 retired from football this year after an underrated career that saw him win various titles including six league titles, a CAF Champions League, two Telkom Knockouts, two Nedbank Cups, and a CAF Super Cup.
Sundowns also confirmed that the central midfielder has taken up a new role as a club ambassador after the eight years he has spent as a player at Chloorkop.
Your thoughts, please?
How surprised were you by Tiyani Mabunda’s lifestyle?