Soccer Star Shoes Moshoeu Dies


South African soccer legend John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu, has passed away today after losing a lengthy fight to stomach cancer, news sources reported today.

The 49-year-old star was part of the country’s greatest squad the 1996 African Cup of Nations. Shoes made a lasting impression on premier soccer and played high level football well into his late 30s, when most of his peers retired.

Moshoeu has played football in Turkey in the mid-90s and played for teams such as Genclerbirligi and Fenerbahce, before he came back to settle in with Kaizer Chiefs.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s