South Africa’s football all time greatest legend, former Giant Blackpool, Kaizer Chiefs and AmaZulu midfielder John “Shoes” Moshoeu has passed away. John Lesiba Moshoeu, best known as Shoes, was born on 18 December 1965 in Soweto, Gauteng. He made his debut for the South African national football team on 10 January 1993 and scored on his debut against Botswana with Rudolph Seale. He formed a vital part of the team that won the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations and was second top scorer with four goals. He played for Blue Whales in Diepkloof and later joined the Kaizer Chiefs’ reserve team. He was also part of the squad that traveled to France for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He represented South Africa in six major tournaments. He accumulated 73 caps and eight goals in 68 starts. Sadly he passed away on 21 April 2015 in Johannesburg, after a long battle with cancer. For the funeral service took place at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto April 27.
May your soul Rest In Peace Lesiba