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ERIC SONO

Trag­i­cally a car crash ended the life of Jomo’s dad at the ten­der age of 27 when he was at the peak of his pow­ers and ac­knowl­edged as the best player in the coun­try. Re­ports had the con­gre­ga­tion at the wake num­ber­ing more than for any fu­neral in Johannesburg’s history. But he was not only a foot­ball le­gend but a pro­lific boxer too, named Sports­man of the Year in 1963. He dis­cov­ered the young Kaizer Mo­taung and Percy Moloi.

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