Register Login Live

Get Published

Meyiwa's last ninety minutes

Rain is more often regarded as a blessing. On the 26th of October 2014 that rain was a blessing in disguise. The late Orlando Pirates shot stopper, Senzo Meyiwa, gave his life to football and that is what he will forever be remembered for. 'Nzori' bid farewell to his teammates and supporters at a place he called his home- Orlando Stadium. Meyiwa played his final game against Ajax Cape Town in a wet Orlando Stadium. The most High God opened the flood gates of heaven. Only if we knew then that was Meyiwa's final game. As the rain formed streams that flew through the stadium drainage system- the sharply mowed lawn stood no chance but to consume a little water through infiltration. But at the end of all the processes that took place in Soweto- down went a worrier. The pace of the game was faster than the running water. Ajax Cape Town was more like the lawn as the Mother City based club succumbed to the mighty Buccaneers. Like the docket that is gathering dust at the Daveyton Police station- I also have no lead to who killed 'Nzori' on that tragic night. Whether the opened flood gates of heaven closed just after he entered or he drowned in those small rivers at the stadium still defeats the ends of nature. Gone too soon NZORI

2 comments

Top 5

Khune’s Absence From Chiefs Squad Explained!

65 Aug 13, 2020 08:41 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

26 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

Pirates’ Interest In Jamaican International Confirmed

14 Aug 13, 2020 09:26 AM in Orlando Pirates

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

18 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

A Chiefs Deal That’s Hit A Snag…

18 Aug 13, 2020 11:39 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Report: Zidane Transfer-Lists 9 Players

4 Aug 11, 2020 06:30 PM in Real Madrid

Official: Real Madrid Confirm Another Exit

3 Aug 10, 2020 05:15 PM in Real Madrid

Ronaldo's Agents Respond To Barca Rumours

7 Aug 13, 2020 03:29 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Khune’s Absence From Chiefs Squad Explained!

65 Aug 13, 2020 08:41 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Fresh Downs Bid For Bafana Star Confirmed!

24 Aug 12, 2020 02:40 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

No Goals In 4 Matches – Pirates Coach’s Promise…

7 Aug 12, 2020 04:47 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch