De Sa breaks down as he recounts friendship with Senzo Meyiwa
De Sa was the one who discovered Meyiwa and gave him his big break when he was still coaching Orlando Pirates.
CAPE TOWN - Ajax Cape Town coach, Roger de Sa has revealed the depth of his distress, following the murder of goalie Senzo Meyiwa.
Meyiwa was killed in a botched robbery outside his girlfriend's house on Sunday.
He was a much-loved and admired figure in the world of soccer and his murder has sparked an outpouring of grief from all corners of society.
VIDEO: Roger de Sa breaks down, as he recounts his friendship with Senzo Meyiwa
De Sa, clearly in pain, talked to EWN about his sense of loss.
He was the one who discovered Meyiwa and gave him his big break when he was still coaching Orlando Pirates. He says Meyiwa's murder is a great personal loss and a loss to the Beautiful Game.
VIDEO: Roger de Sa reminisces about slain soccer star Senzo Meyiwa
De Sa reminisced about getting to know Meyiwa, about his unflagging commitment to improve his skills, and his wry outlook on life.
A KwaZulu-Natal youth group plans to stage a march in Meyiwa's honour.
The slain soccer hero will be remembered at two separate services on Thursday and Friday