South African Boxer Dingaan Thobela Remembered As Icon At Memorial Service

By Mawande Mateza\Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG – Former three-time boxing world champion, Dingaan Thobela, has been remembered as an icon of the sporting code and a symbol of unity at his memorial service. 

The Rose of Soweto, as he was popularly known, was found dead in his apartment in Mayfair, Johannesburg last Monday.

Friends and family gathered at Hill on Empire in Parktown on Tuesday afternoon for his memorial service.

South African boxing royalty joined Thobela’s friends and family to remember the Rose of Soweto and celebrate his life. READ MORE…

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