‘Who’s fooling Who?’ dies

‘Who’s fooling Who?’ dies

HE was arguably the finest natural striker produced in South African soccer.

The legendary Thomas Hlongwane, known by the descriptive and singular nickname of ‘Who’s Fooling Who?’ is no more. He died in the early hours of Saturday morning in his mid-40s at his home in Mabopane, a victim of a scourge disease that is sweeping the country.He was initially discovered at Arcadia by current Jomo Cosmos development coach, Roy Matthews, and held a position as Mamelodi Sundowns under-17 Development Coach at the time of his death.But his memory will be imprinted indelibly in the annals of South African football for his breathtaking scoring feats with Moroka Swallows in the 1980s alongside other great players of the calibre of Ace Mnini, Aubrey ‘The Great’ Makgopela, Aaron ‘Road Block’ Makgopela, Mario Varas, Chippa Molatedi and Samuel ‘Happy Cow’ Mnkomo.Possessing an assortment of varied talents that is unusual for any sportsman, he was lethal in his shooting, had stunning acceleration, superb ball control and a rare positional acumen.SupersoccerHe died in the early hours of Saturday morning in his mid-40s at his home in Mabopane, a victim of a scourge disease that is sweeping the country.He was initially discovered at Arcadia by current Jomo Cosmos development coach, Roy Matthews, and held a position as Mamelodi Sundowns under-17 Development Coach at the time of his death.But his memory will be imprinted indelibly in the annals of South African football for his breathtaking scoring feats with Moroka Swallows in the 1980s alongside other great players of the calibre of Ace Mnini, Aubrey ‘The Great’ Makgopela, Aaron ‘Road Block’ Makgopela, Mario Varas, Chippa Molatedi and Samuel ‘Happy Cow’ Mnkomo.Possessing an assortment of varied talents that is unusual for any sportsman, he was lethal in his shooting, had stunning acceleration, superb ball control and a rare positional acumen.Supersoccer

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