By Angie Nkuna
Giyani- Xitsonga popular musician and living testimony, ‘President’ Benny Mayengani has called on Limpopo premier, Stanley Mathabatha and his newly appointed MEC for Sports Arts and Culture, Thandi Moraka to congratulate him for #FillUpGiyaniStadium on the 1st of September 2018.
Mayengani, during his radio interview on Mughana Lonene FM (MLFM), on Tuesday afternoon, he thanked the minister of Sport Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa for showing appreciation for the milestone he (Mayengani) achieved.
Greater Giyani Municipality (GGM) told Giyani View in March this year that Giyani stadium has a capacity of hosting 20 thousand people.
The only Informer in town on Saturday of the event has learned that about 30 thousand people had made their way into the stadium.
Howard Mashava, Xilumani coaches director told Sydney Baloyi the anchor of Afrika Wa Vulavula that 23 thousand tickets were sold out.
“When Benny approached me some years back, and he said to me that he has a burning desire to #FillUpGiyaniStadium, judging from his supporters, I knew it that indeed he will make it come to pass.
“On Saturday, when I arrived at the stadium, I was astonished and scared at the same time to witness multitude of people gathered together in support of Benny”, said Howard during the interview.