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Senzo Meyiwa
Senzo Meyiwa
Personal information
Full name Senzo Robert Meyiwa
Date of birth 24 September 1987(1987-09-24)
Place of birth    Durban, Flag of South Africa South Africa
Date of death    October 26, 2014(2014-10-26) (aged 27)
Place of death    Vosloorus, Flag of South Africa South Africa
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth clubs

2002-2005
Flag of South Africa London Cosmos (South Africa)
Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2005-2014 Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates 109 00(0)   
National team
2013-2014 Flag of South Africa South Africa 0000(0)

Senzo Robert Meyiwa (24 September 1987 – 26 October 2014) was a former professional goalkeeper who played for South African team Orlando Pirates and was a member of the South Africa national football team. He was scouted by the club on a young age and successfully completed the youth academy by moving to the first team of the club in the season 2005-2006. In 2007 he was the first choice as goalkeeper at the club. However he had to face concurrention in the next season with another goalkeeper. When the first choice at that moment got an injury in a match he made his comeback. In 2013 he carried his team to the finals of the African Champions League making very important saves for the club but losing against Egyptian opponents Al Ahly 1-3 on aggregate.

External links

South Africa
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South Africa

Template:South Africa squad (2013 Africa Cup of Nations)

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