SuperSport United FC players Aubrey Modiba and Grant Kekana on Wednesday donated food hampers, face masks and sanitisers to vulnerable households at Mentz, outside Polokwane.

The two Matsatsantsa a Pitori players, through their foundations, donated food hampers, face masks and sanitisers to ninety households.

The hampers also included a bag of mealie meal, cooking oil and tin stuff food. Kekana says they are intending to make more contributions for COVID-19 relief.

“We wanted to start here so that we can see the impact that will have in the community; and we received positive feedback. This is what we want to do, we put our heads together as Aubrey Modiba Foundation, Pat Matt Foundation and Grant Kekana Foundation. We just want to come here give back to our community, obviously, we start to do with Aubrey community we just hope this will grow and leaps around”.

Some of the people who received food hampers say the donations will go a long way in helping them as they did not have food.

“We are happy to get food parcels thank you a lot Modiba for your donation now we will eat we have haven’t received anything from the government but we are still waiting we want government food parcels to be distributed here so that those who didn’t benefit today will also have an opportunity to get food…We are happy as a community that Aubrey has done something for us only a few people will do this.”

Orlando Pirates legend Edward ‘Magents’ Motale says efforts by Modiba and Kekana foundations must inspire other PSL players to assist communities during COVID-19 lockdown.

“He just asked me to come and assist as a legend. So when coming to people I don’t compromise whether it’s domestic violence or whether it’s about food parcels, I always make my hands dirty. I think the other one has to follow suits I mean he compromised his paycheque, he compromised everything to come here and assist the needy and people need that.”

A number of people countrywide are donating in response to COVID-19.