South Africa mourns slain soccer team captain

October 27, 2014 8:05 PM

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The shooting death of the beloved captain of South Africa's national soccer team during an apparent house robbery stunned a country long accustomed to violent crime, and police launched a manhunt Monday for the intruders.

Charismatic goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was known for his athleticism and easy way with fans, teammates and coaches, and his slaying delivered yet another blow to the national sports scene.

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