Papi Khomane (31 January 1975 – 25 November 2023) was a South African professional footballer who played as a defender. Khomane played club football for Jomo Cosmos and Orlando Pirates; he also earned nine caps for the South Africa national team between 1998 and 2000, featuring at AFCON 2000. He was killed in a car crash while travelling to Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, on 25 November 2023, at the age of 48. The crash also killed his mother and brother-in-law.[2]

Papi Khomane
Personal information
Full name Papi Isaac Khomane[1]
Date of birth (1975-01-31)31 January 1975
Place of birth South Africa
Date of death 25 November 2023(2023-11-25) (aged 48)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Jomo Cosmos 91 (0)
1998–2007 Orlando Pirates 151 (0)
Total 242 (0)
International career
1998–2000 South Africa 9 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

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  1. ^ "Orlando Pirates Football Club | Official Website | Home of the Legends". 13 August 2017.
  2. ^ Molobi, Timothy. "Former Orlando Pirates and Jomo Cosmos captain Papi Khomane and his mother die in a car accident". City Press.

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