Couple who got engaged in KFC identified

Daniel Fowler
November 9, 2019

The moment, which has been described by many as magical and attractive, was shared on Twitter...

"I respect twitter from today...the power twitter and fellow tweeps have is incredible", said one user.

In a post that has been retweeted over 21,000 times, Hector Mkansi was taped adorably on one knee full of smiles halfway through his fried chicken to jubilation at the KFC branch.

While some initially criticised Kansi for choosing a KFC to propose, many across the country have been inspired by the proposal and are now coming together to support the couple.

"Please help us find this attractive couple", the Twitter account posted on Thursday. DM us any leads, there might be a Finger Lickin' Good surprise in it for you too. Batho ba Vaal re thuseng!

The company has since confirmed that the search is over: "South Africa, you guys are awesome".

"We would love to make their union even more special by offering them a two-page spread in our magazine so they can tell their handsome love story!" tweeted DRUM magazine.

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She shared a caption with the selfie reading: "And now we're Instagram FRIENDS too". Her first post in October was none other than a shot of a Friends cast reunion.

'We would love to take Mzansi's fave couple on an all-expenses paid trip to Cape Town for an unforgettable VIP experience at Toni Braxton's As Long As I Live tour.

A suggestion for would-be grooms and brides: If you're organizing to propose, imagine KFC.

Many South African businesses are also tweeted out to offer their services.

Then the brands got involved, offering free transportation, food and drink for the couple's big day and their upcoming honeymoon.

The publication reported that Mkansi and Soldaat met in 2010 and officially got married in 2012. She is an award-successful organization reporter who also has coated agriculture, gambling, horses and hemp. From donations to pro-bono wedding invites and accessories, South Africans are truly coming together to make this lovely couple's day flawless.

The happy couple returned to KFC on Friday, where they received a warm welcome.

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