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Football | Absa Premiership

Chiefs keeper coach passes away



Kaizer Chiefs have announced that the club's goalkeeper coach, Alexandre Revoredo, has unexpectedly passed away although no details were given about how it happened.

The 57-year-old arrived in South Africa in 2007 to work alongside Julio Leal at AmaZulu. Aside from his coaching career with Usuthu, he also spent time with the likes of Golden Arrows and Orlando Pirates.

After leaving the Sea Robbers in 2015 after four years at Mayfair, Revoredo moved to Chiefs in 2016 to work with head coach Steve Komphela. Nonetheless, his death still comes as something of a shock as it was seemingly apparent he was not in any ill health.

Amakhosi's official Twitter account revealed the sad news and hailed Revoredo's contribution to the club. A statement read, "We are sad to announce the sudden passing of goalkeeper coach, Alexandre Revoredo. A mentor, a trainer, a father, a Soldier. Remembering Alex."



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