By Zuko Komisa
Tamia Mpisane, the wife of Shauwn Mkhize’s son Andile Mpisane, has been named the new deputy chairperson of the Royal AM football club.
The businesswoman posted pictures of herself, Andile, Tamia, and other dignitaries launching their women’s football team at their football club in collaboration with World Sports Betting on social media.
“Thank you for choosing to take this big step with us to ensure that women’s football thrives in SA! and will continue to land a helping hand where we can,” she wrote to the brand.
Announcing Tamia’s new position, Shauwn Mkhize wrote,
“Welcome our new deputy chair lady @tamia_mpisane. I’m excited to start this ladies’ football journey with you.”
MaMkhize buys Celtic Ladies, rebrands it to Royal AM Ladies
Royal AM is also gearing up to participate in wome’s football.
Club owner Shauwn “MaMkhize” Mkhize recently bought the status of Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies FC to form Royal AM Ladies.
Celtic, who participated in the Hollywoodbets Super League, is expected to move to KwaZulu-Natal and join Royal AM in the same Safa-run league.
The club claimed that Safa had given its approval for the sale of the franchise, name change, and home field location of the current team, Celtic Ladies FC.
Royal Ladies are currently fifth on the log after 12 matches in the Super League.