SA Football Legend John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu Dies

Former South African national football John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu has reportedly passed away.

John Shoes Moshoeu Pic:  Phil  Cole/Allsport

John Shoes Moshoeu Pic: Phil Cole/Allsport

He had been unwell for a while.

This happened at 3pm on Tuesday at Morningside Clinic after a long battle with cancer according to Soccer Laduma.

He  won the Africa Cup of Nations with Bafana Bafana in 1996 where he was introduced to households across the continent. His skill caught the eye of Fernebahce in Turkey, a club he turned our for from 1997 to 2001.

Even at the age of 37 back in South Africa, he captured the imagination of Kaizer Chiefs faithful.

He was 49 at the time of his death.

It is a sad moment and our hearts with those concerned.