Phil Masinga is dead
Former Leeds and South African striker, Phil Masinga has passed away at the age of 49 after a long health problem.
Masinga was a substantial name in South African football after turning into one of the very first players to place himself in the leading leagues in Europe. He was admitted in hospital in his village of Klerksdorp last month, prior to being transferred to another hospital in Johannesburg where he passed away.
A part from being a player for Leeds, he likewise played in Serie A with Salernitana and Bari for 4 years.
Masinga was an essential part of the Bafana Bafana side which won the African Cup of Nations in 1996, and which ended up as runners-up 2 years later on. And he worn the heart of South Africans when he scored a decisive goal against DR Congo to launch South Africa to the world cup in 1998.