Football genius will be missed

2016-05-04 06:00

THE football fraternity has been saddened by the death of Selvum Chetty. “Biggs” as he was affectionately known to his family, friends and thousands of adoring fans across the country, will be sorely missed and revered as a legend of the game.

Biggs was a footballing wizard, whose natural skill inimitable body swerves and deft touches will forever be etched in the memory of those who were privileged to watch him.

Not only was Biggs a footballing genius, he was an incredibly down to earth and humble individual whose personality complimented his prowess on the field.

It is one of the many tragedies of apartheid that Biggs could not display his talents internationally because his ability was truly befitting of a world arena.

The contribution of Biggs to the development of non-racial sport and the great entertainment he provided to football fans will never be forgotten.

Hamba kahle Biggs, your story is one which we will share with generations to come.

sunil mahabeer Oak Park


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