Orlando Pirates mourn the death of Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper coach


Orlando Pirates have joined Kaizer Chiefs in expressing sadness at the passing of their former goalkeeper coach Alexandre Revoredo.

Revoredo spent four years with Pirates before moving to Soweto rivals Chiefs in June 2016.

Amakhosi today announced the Brazilian died from undisclosed illness on Wednesday morning after being admitted to hospital on the weekend complaining of pain in his abdomen.

Pirates said on their website: ‘It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing away of our former goalkeeper coach Alex Revoredo.

‘From all of us at Orlando Pirates Football Club, we convey our heartfelt and deepest sympathy to the Revoredo family and pledge our profound moral support. We supplicate that God gives you fortitude at this moment of your extreme grief and pain.

‘Alex was a man who loved his job and someone who always brightened up the change room with his bubbly character.

‘Vai bem meu amigo.’

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