John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu Passes Away: Mzansi Soccer Legend Succumbs to Cancer After A Lengthy Battle

John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu has sadly succumbed to cancer following a long battle with the dreaded disease. His passing has rocked the soccer fratenity as it comes just weeks after the death of Free State Stars striker Richard Henyekane. Here’s more



Former Bafana Bafana star John Shoes Moshoeu has passed on following a lengthy battle with cancer. Reports had been written a few weeks ago about his health, with the majority of publications echoing the same sentiment of the soccer star’s positive response to the treatment.

Shoes’ passing was confirmed by Glyn Binkin as he took to Twitter to convey his condolences.

His sentiments were echoed by all those he worked with and those that looked up to him.

Shoes played 73 matches for Bafana Bafana and scored 8 times for his home country. As a result, he was part of a  team that won the country’s only Africa Cup of Nations title in 1996. May his soul Rest In Peace.

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