Tribute to Eddie Lewis

From Busby Babe to man of South Africa

May 4, 2011
By Firdose Moonda
(Archive)
South African mornings are usually frosty in June and July, chilly enough for most people to want to linger a little longer in bed and fresh enough to get veteran football coach Eddie Lewis out of it. He had accepted a job as an analyst for the World Cup on South Africa's only 24-hour news channel, eNews, and most of his shifts required that he arrive at the studio at 5am.

While the winter's cold was melting into daylight, Lewis would arrive, smartly dressed with stacks of research in ...

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