Retired South African referee, Ian McLeod, says the country has lost a legend, Dr Petrus Molemela.
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed Molemela's passing on Sunday.
He was the founder and long serving president of Bloemfontein Celtic.
Such a gentleman. He did so much for his community. It's a huge loss.— Ian McLeod, retired South African referee
Sad news of the passing of Bloemfontein Celtic founder Ntate Dr Petrus Molemela. My his legendary spirit and soul RIP. pic.twitter.com/MHIkCqnvCn— RSA Police Minister (@MbalulaFikile) March 26, 2017
2012 we honored Dr Molemela with Lifetime Achievement Award,recently we opened a stadium named after him. Happy to have celebrated his life pic.twitter.com/HXvDZKg7ma— RSA Police Minister (@MbalulaFikile) March 26, 2017
Listen to Ian McLeod recalling moments with Molemela below...