Mark Fish racist or not? Bafana star sparks controversy after allegedly liking Anti-Kolisi & BLM Tweet

By Soccer Blog | Jul 22, 2020

Legendary Bafana football star Mark Fish sparked controversy among South African social media circles after reportedly liking a tweet against the Black Lives Matter (BLM) and Siya Kolisi, the black captain who led the Springboks to the Rugby World Cup title in 2019.

South Africa is a country deeply divided by race and twitter users were wondering whether Mark Fish was coloured or white. Several users, who are of the opinion that Fish is coloured, were surprised by his comments on the issue. Others saw his previous likes, and said it reflected an anti-black stance.

Is Fish racist or not? Here are the tweets that sparked controversy.

The Anti BLM/Siya Kolisi tweet that Mark Fish reportedly liked

Mark Fish Racist or Not Tweet

Fish’s reply saying “All Lives Matter” on Twitter to someone who questioned him liking the Tweet

Mark Fish Racist or Not Reply

Mark Fish’s likes pointed out by another Twitter user for an alleged racist stance

Mark Fish Likes Twitter

Mark Fish Likes 2 Twitter

Mark Fish Likes 3 Twitter

1 Comment so far
  1. Anton July 22, 2020 2:37 pm

    I’d say there is nothing directly showing Fish as racist, but those comments and the likes would traditionally reflect him being one.

    Surprising given that he is colored.

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