Lawrence Chelin is confirmed dead at the age of 61.
Lawrence was best known as a South African footballer (Arcadia Shepherds).
Lawrence Chelin
Personal information
Date of birth(1958-08-24)24 August 1958
Date of death23 June 2020(2020-06-23) (aged 61)
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[1]
Playing position(s)Midfielder
Senior career*
Arcadia Shepherds
Durban United
Durban City
1981Atlanta Chiefs24(1)
National team
1976South Africa Invitational XI1(4)
1977South Africa1(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Lawrence Chelin (24 August 1958 – 23 June 2020) was a South African professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Chelin played for Arcadia Shepherds‚ Durban United and Durban City, as well as for American team the Atlanta Chiefs in 1981. With Durban City he won the National Soccer League in 1985 and 1986.
He also played for the multiracial South Africa Invitational XI in 1976, and for the national team in 1977.
He died on 23 June 2020 from leukaemia.
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