Taking to Twitter, the official Bafana Bafana account confirmed that the 49-year-old former soccer player passed away with a message from SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan.
"Sad day for South African football. A loyal servant of the game, on and off the field of play - SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan on passing away of @BafanaBafana legend Phil Masinga."
Since the announcement, fans have been sending tributes. Take a look at some of the condolence messages below:
May his soul rest in peace.
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