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Former National Footballer Laid To Rest

“Jimmy was a family-oriented man, who prioritised family, his passing away has left a huge vacuum,” Selina said.
03 Feb 2023 16:40
Former National Footballer Laid To Rest
Front (left-right) Maxie Zoing, Simon Zoing and Rexie Zoing (back) carry the coffin of their older brother Jimmy Zoing after his Resurrection Mass at the Holy Family Parish in Labasa on February 2, 2023. The Zoing brothers represented Labasa and the national football team during their prime. Photo: Sampras Anand

The Labasa community yesterday laid to rest one of its famous football sons Jimmy Zoing.

Zoing, 77, is remembered as one of Labasa’s fastest and fittest players in his prime. He also represented Fiji Football in the 1970s and 80s.

During the eulogy Zoing was described as a never-tiring trainer, whose physique and fitness levels became an inspiration to others.

Yesterday his sister, Selina Lee Wah, said it was a sad moment to lose a father-like figure like Jimmy.


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