10 Things You Didn’t Know About Senzo Meyiwa

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Written by Keren Mikva

Senzo Meyiwa, the goalkeeper and captain of South Africa’s national football team, was killed during a robbery near Johannesburg on Oct. 26. The tragedy struck a chord with South African citizens and politicians, who seek solutions to South Africa’s high rate of violent crime. An estimated 47 people are murdered each day. As South Africa mourns the death of its football captain and moves to ensure his death was not in vain, here are 10 things you didn’t know about Senzo Meyiwa.

Sources: NYTimes.com, Citizen.co.za, FootballTop.com, WhosWho.co.za, BBC.com, SAPeople.com, News24.com, Sites.Google.com/UmlaziAcademy