Tributes have poured in for Newlands’ legendary ice-cream seller Boeta Cassiem, who passed away on Thursday morning.
Eish such a sad day and what an unbelievable human being. Myself and @hershybru will always remember his sayings….chippies,,,sweeties,,,,,. May his soul RIP. Thank you for all you have done big man. The fans will miss you and so will all of us. Condolences to his family???❤ https://t.co/3KpyCbpTeb
— Vernon Philander (@VDP_24) September 16, 2021
Mohammed Cassiem, a much-loved vendor at Newlands for over 50 years, has sadly passed away.
We caught up with him in 2019. Take a look back as we remember a legend. pic.twitter.com/9w65UTyOLM
— SuperSport ? (@SuperSportTV) September 16, 2021
A tribute ceremony took place at Newlands in May to pay tribute to 'Boeta' Cassiem who served ice-creams and entertained cricket fans from South Africa and around the world at the iconic stadium for over 55 years. #RIPBoetaCassiem ??https://t.co/enY2eTqo0x
— Newlands Cricket (@NewlandsCricket) September 16, 2021
RIP this legend Boeta Cassiem.
"Keep the change young man" pic.twitter.com/VItPqGDNHI
— Lester Kiewit (@lesterkk) September 16, 2021
“A sucker to make you wakker. A lolly to make you jolly. A wafer to make your boyfriend styfer.”
Thank you for the memories.
RIP Boeta Cassiem pic.twitter.com/GdwzSPP4fl
— Carryn-Ann Nel (@carrynann) September 16, 2021
RIP Mogamat 'Boeta' Cassiem, unique part of Newlands furniture as wise-cracking ice cream salesperson. We were co-employees on the 4th floor of The Argus in the 1980s. Who can ever forget 'two, sir?', 'a lolly to make you jolly?', 'keep the change, young man', 'what a night'.
— Rob Houwing (@RobHouwing) September 16, 2021
— Martin MacGregor (@MartMacG) September 16, 2021