Jamaica’s native governing physique for soccer, the Jamaica Soccer Federation (JFF) has remembered Christopher Ziadie as one who represented his nation with distinction, whether or not as a participant or administrator.
Chris, 55, died in South Florida on Sunday after shedding his battle with lung most cancers. He was the son of well-known coach Dennis Ziadie, who alongside together with his shut good friend and fellow coach Jackie Bell, died in a bus crash in Mexico in the course of the 1986 World Cup Finals.
“Christopher was a person who cherished the sport and gave a few years to its improvement whether or not as a participant or administrator in one other occasion. He wore his feelings on his sleeves and was not afraid to face up for his teammates in any scenario. Chris performed with distinction for varied golf equipment and establishments each domestically and internationally, however was most proud and honoured to play for Jamaica,” the JFF stated in an announcement.
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“We all know that his passing won’t solely depart a void in our lives however within the hearts of all those that knew him. The President of the JFF, Michael Ricketts, conveys sincerest condolences to his household and shut mates, particularly St George’s Faculty the place his exploits have been first recognised.”
Chris Ziadie was an excellent member of the St George’s Faculty Manning Cup successful groups in 1983 and 1984, earlier than enjoying for Kingston Lions and Boys’ City soccer golf equipment.
He loved a quick spell as a nationwide consultant from 1992 by means of 1993.
He’s survived by youthful brothers Nick, with whom he performed at Manning Cup stage; Craig, who had a for much longer stint with the senior Reggae Boyz unit and two youngsters.