Cape Town - SASCOC has been left saddened by the news that a trio of
South African sports stars are suffering from a variety of medical ailments and
extend their best wishes that they will make a speedy recovery.
Former Bafana Bafana defender and captain of the 1996 AFCON-winning
national soccer team, Neil Tovey, has been hospitalised after suffering
three heart attacks during the week, while John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu, former
Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs midfielder is also reported to be
battling with illness and has been hospitalised for the last three
In a third case, former Proteas cricketer all-rounder Clive Rice
collapsed at his home as a result of a brain tumour and is set to
undergo surgery in India shortly.
SASCOC CEO, Tubby Reddy, said: “We are saddened at the news of the illnesses of these great sports heroes.”
“SASCOC wishes you all a speedy recovery and may you return to full health soon,” Reddy added.