Tales of the Legend – Sputla, the Smiling Assassin

[New Era]It has been nearly 23 years now since former Civics stylish midfielder Elgin ‘Sputla’ Masite, made a shock move to his native South Africa after leaving the Civilians under mysterious circumstances in 1991. It’s a well-documented secret in domestic football that the midfield partnership of Sputla and Ricardo Mannettie in the maroon and white strip of the Civilians, was doubtlessly the envy of many a football fan prior to Namibia’s independence and shortly afterwards.