Phil Masinga – A tribute to a true South African football icon

Goal takes a look at the late legend’s achievements and career highlights following his untimely passing

As the news of Philemon Masinga’s passing is still being digested by many around the world, it is befitting to look at the former Bafana Bafana icon’s colourful career.

The legend’s passing is currently making media headlines around the globe after he succumbed to a long undisclosed illness, and his passing was made public on Sunday.

With tributes still pouring in from people of all walks of life and from all corners of the globe, Goal takes a look at an illustrious career that made the Klerksdorp-born striker a true legend.


Born in Klerksdorp on June 28 1969, a small town in the North West province now known as Bokone Bophirima, ‘Chippa’ made…

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