Bennett Masinga

 

 

 

Age: 48

 

Summary: South African professional football (soccer) player who had played a striker and was one the score sheet with his cousin Phil Masinga in one of Bafana Bafana's first international matches in a 2-2 draw against Cameroon on July 11, 1992 (his fifth and last international match was against Mauritius on April 10, 1993), and who was described as "one of the best near post goalscorers in SA football, a tiny man, quick as lightning and able to sniff out a goal in any situation."

 

 

Cause of Death: Brief illness

 

Born: January 14, 1965

 

Died: November 14, 2013

 

Location: Stilfontein, South Africa