IFP Statement on the Passing of Phillip Hughes
27 November 2014.
The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal has conveyed its sincere
condolences to the family, friends and international sporting
fraternity on the passing of Australian cricketer, Phillip Hughes
who passed away today after suffering a head injury during a cricket
"The word tragedy gets used too often in sport,
but this freak accident is a real life tragedy. For a young life to
be cut short playing his national game seems a shocking aberration.
He was loved, admired and respected by his team-mates and by legions
of cricket fans," said IFP Spokesperson on Sports, Mr Nhlanhla
"Australia has lost one of its young stars and we
as South Africans we are deeply touched because our cricket team has
always respected the immense talent of Australian cricketers,"
concluded Mr Msimango.
Mr Nhlanhla Msimango, MPL, IFP Spokesperson on Sports and Recreation, 074 259 0820 / 078 302 4657
For Media Enquiries:
IFP KZN Provincial Legislature Media Liaison Officer, Mr Phendulani Biyase, 073 024 5675