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Rest In Peace Sivuyile Zozi

The South African football fraternity is mourning following the passing of Sivuyile ‘Marcelo’ Zozi.  

Zozi has been on the books of Jomo Cosmos at the time of his untimely death, having joined the club at the beginning of the season for their GladAfrica Championship campaign which ended unsuccessfully with the team getting relegated to the third tier of South African football.

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As confirmed by Ezenkosi, the 25-year-old passed away on Wednesday morning.

Jomo Cosmos family is in mourning following the loss of one of our players, Sivuyile “Marcelo” Zozi, who signed with Ezenkosi at the start of the current season. Zozi (25 years old) passed away this morning,” confirmed Cosmos on the club’s official website.

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Zozi’s former club Bizana Pondo Chiefs have also joined mourners in paying tribute to the player.

We are saddened by the news of the passing of player Sivuyile “Marcelo” Zozi also known as Marhele. Deepest condolences to Jomo Cosmos FC, the Zozi family, Bizana Pondo Chiefs and the community at large. He played for Bizana Pondo Chiefs in ABC Motsepe League and in the GladAfrica Championship and later joined Jomo Cosmos FC. May His Soul Rest In Peace,” read the club’s statement.

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