Patrick Mboma pays tribute to the late Benjamin Massing

Patrick Mboma pays tribute to the late Benjamin Massing
Former Cameroon's striker Patrick Mboma (R)

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Monday Dec 11, 2017. 16:30

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have lost another legend in Benjamin Massing, who passed away at the age of 55.

Although the casue of his death remains sketchy, it is reported that he passed away on Saturday night at his home in Edea in Cameroon.

Massing gained recognition for his crunching tackles during the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.

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The legendary defender also played in France at Creteil and won 34 caps for his country between 1986 and 1992.

Speaking on his Instagram page, ex-Cameroon international Patrick Mboma has also sent a message of condolences to the legend.

"We all have our heroes. It is hard to wake up and hear that one of them has gone. A lion never dies, he sleeps! Farewell champion," Mboma wrote on social media.






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