Hoferlin, who worked for RTBF as a consultant and had coached
with Britain's Lawn Tennis Association until 2014, underwent
major surgery on a brain tumor shortly before the two teams he
had been involved with met in the Davis Cup final in Ghent last
Britain led by Andy Murray won the tie against a Belgian team
that featured Hoferlin's charge Steve Darcis.
"A coach, a friend, and more besides," Darcis wrote on Twitter
after the announcement. "We'll miss you Juju. Love u!!!"
(Reporting by Alastair Macdonald. Editing by Patrick Johnston)
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