Safa pays tribute to the late Phil Masinga

Safa pays tribute to the late Phil Masinga

Safa pays tribute to the late Phil Masinga

"I am really gutted".

Jordaan said Masinga was an active member of the South African Masters & Legends an affiliate of SAFA adding Chippa never missed any of SAFA meetings.

"I saw him last Sunday before I flew to Dakar (for Confederation of African Football activities) and although Phil was not feeling well, he was in good spirits". In December 1994, Masinga's goal ended Leeds' 19-year wait for a victory over Arsenal at Highbury.

With the very sad news of his passing, we take a look at some of Chippa's finest strikes.

Malinga was confirmed dead at a South African hospital on Sunday morning.

Masinga would spend two years with the Elland Road-based club and scored five goals in 31 matches, before moving on to join Switzerland's St. Gallen in 1996, but could not score in 10 matches.

Just before Phil Masinga etched his name into folklore, South Africa had the small matter of a friendly match against England at Old Trafford.

South Africa mourns as news broke of the death of former Bafana Bafana star player Phil Masinga. He played subsequently for Salernitana and Bari in Italy before finishing his playing career with Al Wahda in Abu Dhabi.

"It is with great sadness that the club has learnt of former striker Phil Masinga's passing".

Leeds United‚ his former English club‚ also paid tribute to Masinga.

Soccer Laduma sends their deepest condolences to family and friends of the late Masinga. "May your soul rest in flawless peace".

He will be fondly remembered for his goal against Congo which ensured South Africa's qualification to their first World Cup in 1998.

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