“Former player goes beyond the call of duty”
By Maxwell Levine
Former Bafana Bafana, Kaizer Chiefs, Moroka Swallows, Sundowns and Amazulu midfielder, Jabulani Mendu is celebrating his 44th birthday today. After spending an illustrious career at the highest level, playing over 244 matches and 3 international games for Bafana Bafana, the player has left a legacy behind and have impacted to so many lives through his selflessness by giving back to needy communities through his Jabulani Mendu Foundation.
The Jabulani Mendu Foundation have over the years played a huge role in mentoring and helping young individuals from various townships in developing and coaching.
With the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the foundation has been actively involved in distributing food parcels in assisting the needy.
Mendu said, “The aim of the project is to help and assist where we can and ensure that we play a role of solidarity as a nation. Giving back to those in need is something we do as a foundation. It is something that fulfils our hearts.”
Mendu says that he has been inundated with requests from various communities outside Gauteng for assistance and much needed help and donations is required to reach more and more communities.
Jabulani have proven that the happiest people are not those who is getting more, but those who is giving more.
Have a wonderful birthday Sir.