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Schillo pays tribute to Senzo

2014-10-27 18:14
Steven Pienaar (Supplied)
Cape Town - Former Bafana Bafana captain and Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar has paid tribute to his former teammate and Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa.

REACTION: Senzo Meyiwa's death

RIP Senzo Meyiwa

In a statement released on Everton's official website, Pienaar expressed his shock at hearing the news of Meyiwa's untimely passing on Sunday evening.

"First of all, I want to express my sincere sympathy to Senzo’s family and friends at this very sad time," read the statement.

"To lose your life at a young age when you have so much ahead of you is tragic and very difficult to understand.

"Senzo was a very talented goalkeeper who was well-liked by team-mates and opponents alike.

"Our nation has lost a popular sportsman and he will be missed."

Everton also extended their condolences to Meyiwa's friends and family.

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