Mbatha donates food to KwaMashu


AmaZulu captain Siyabonga Mbatha has joined a number of Absa Premiership players in assisting communities during the lockdown.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the country into lockdown since March 26, which has left many people suffering.

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Mbatha is the latest footballer to offer his help, with his foundation and Spar coming together to donate food parcels in KwaMashu, Durban.

Speaking to, the Usuthu skipper reveals he was motivated by the situation in different townships and as a community leader, he had to stand up and make a difference.

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"As Siyabonga Qhamukile Foundation and Spar, we came up with an idea to donate food parcels at KwaMashu which is the beginning of our journey to help many communities," he says.

"We were inspired by the struggle of our people during this pandemic and we look to do more in the coming weeks."

Mbatha has joined the likes of Kaizer Motaung Jnr, Siya Kolisi, Aubrey Modiba, Grant Kekana, Edward Motale, Bongani Khumalo, Nkosinathi Sibisi, Clayton Daniels, Jabulani Mendu, Mark Mayambela and Ayanda Patosi who have all played their part during these tough times.

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