Football legend 'Sugar Ray' Xulu dies aged 81

It's believed that Cedric 'Sugar Ray' Xulu was suffering from cancer. Courtesy #DStv403

DURBAN - South African football legend Cedric 'Sugar Ray' Xulu has died at the age of 81.

It's believed that Xulu was suffering from cancer.

The Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont is named after him.

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Xulu is an icon of South African football and is considered one of the greatest players to grace the fraternity.

Last year he was honoured with the prestigious Chairman's Award at the annual PSL awards ceremony, alongside another club legend, Siyabonga Nomvethe.


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