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Sports analyst David Kekana has passed away


Sports analyst David Kekana has passed away

Veteran sports analyst, David Kekana passed away on Sunday night following a long illness.
Kekana who was 47 had a long battle with diabetes.

Kekana worked at the SABC for years as a sports analyst and was a fan favourite in the football community.



Messages and tributes are still pouring in on social media:

We send our condolences the family and friends of Mzansi’s veteran sports analyst and soccer fanatic David Kekana. Kekane worked at the SABC for 18 years. His contribution to the sporting fraternity will be missed. @GovernmentZA


Today we woke up to devastating news of the passing of veteran football Analyst, David Kekana. His contribution to football analysis spans close to 2 decades & his commitment to sports development will be sorely missed. We send our sympathies to his loved ones @NathiMthethwaSA


A smile that lit up the room!Passionate, loving, generous to a fault…larger than life character. You lived your life to the fullest. Go well bra yaka, robala Letebele!We pray strength for your family during this difficult time @ThabisoTema


I’m shocked and saddened to hear of the death of former colleague David Kekana. I worked with David for years on SABC Sport, where he was a wonderful analyst.. He would joke we were twins – both named David, both born on 2 November and both married to white women. @davidosullie


So sad to hear this news. #RIPDavidKekana you were such an important voice and a great asset to our public broadcaster. You will be sorely missed



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