Orlando Pirates superfan Goodenough Sithole Has Passed Away. The passing of Mr. Good enough Sithole, a well-known fan, has shocked the football community.
Mr Sithole passed away in the early hours of this morning.
Sphamandla Goodenough Sithole, who considers himself to be the Orlando Pirates’ biggest fan, dresses as a woman when he goes to games to show his love for his preferred football team.
The Buccaneers will take on FC Platinum in a Champions League game at Barbourfields on Saturday. The Buccaneers became the first Southern African team to win the African championship in 1995.
He was brought to football games as a kid by an uncle who cheered for the Kaizer Chiefs, but he is fiercely devoted to his Buccaneers, a team he began cheering for at the age of 12.
Sithole has made a reputation for himself in South Africa, much like the football players he admires. In addition to DJ Cooperman from Bulawayo and rapper Cassper Nyovest, whose music helped launch him into the public eye, his unusual words have also been used in songs by both of them.
His incredible rise to fame is proof that South Africans can make anyone into a commercial success story, even people who would otherwise be ridiculed or shamed for their English-language difficulties.
The quote was taken from the controversial televised interview he gave in 2011 after receiving the Fan of the Day award with former SABC football reporter Deshi Bhaktawer.
The interview gained widespread attention, receiving more than 320 524 views on YouTube as of yesterday, and the saying “I enjoy it for the Pirates” became well-known in the region.
The South Africans could have made fun of him and reduced him to becoming an object because of his difficulty speaking English, but instead they recognized his huge commercial value.
Additionally, the award-winning rapper Nyovest and DJ Cooperman from Bulawayo both wrote songs with lyrics inspired by that interview, and Sithole also produced an album and a single on the incident.
Goalkeeper for the Pirates and former professional football player Bhaktawer went even farther and invented a lager beer called “5 Skippas,” which has since been quite successful in South Africa.
May his soul rest in peace.
Goodenough dropped by our #MSW Studios to distance himself from “photoshopped pics” linking him to his alleged support of @KaizerChiefs saying he remains firmly rooted and a staunch @orlandopirates supporter!! pic.twitter.com/GNbtg4gh58
— robertmarawa (@robertmarawa) November 12, 2019.