Legendary Newlands vendor Boeta Cassiem passes away

Legendary Newlands vendor Boeta Cassiem has died. BackpagePix/Ryan Wilkisky

CAPE TOWN - Tributes are pouring in for the late Boeta Cassiem, a vendor who made himself a household name at Cape Town's Newlands venues.

Fans, administrators, and players were all sad to hear the news that Cassiem has died.

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He was an ice-cream vendor at cricket and rugby games for 55 years.

Many of the current players and some of the current administrators were not even born when Cassiem began plying his trade.



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