Our goalkeeper Isaiah Wakasala has on Thursday morning lost his dear father after a long illness bravely borne. The senior Wakasala, also a footballer during his heydays had been responding well to treatment until his condition deteriorated on Wednesday night, leading to his unfortunate demise.
As a club, we stand with Wakasala during this difficult time and wish him and his family strength and God’s mercies as they mourn.
“We have received the news with a lot of sadness and we mourn together with him. We will support him and the family during this difficult time and they are in our prayers,” Sofapaka president Elly Kalekwa said.
“As a family, we are saddened with the passing of Wakasala’s father. We have been in the loop over his treatment and everything and I want to commend Wakasala for his strength during this time. As Sofapaka familia we will stick with our player at this time and give him all the support he needs to be strong and go through this tough period,” head coach Divaldo Alves said.
Skipper George Maelo added; “As a family we are together at this time. We will be there to comfort him and go through this tough period. As a team we stick together in good times and bad times.