Having woken up to sad news that Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goal keeper, Senzo Meyiwa has sadly passed away after being shot at.
It has been reported that the late Senzo was protecting Kelly Khumalo (the mother of his baby and girlfriend) last night around 8pm. Reports say that an altercation took place as one of the men pointed a gun at Kelly threatening to shoot, then Senzo stood in front of Kelly and was shot from the back. He was rushed to hospital shortly after the three men fled the scene and pronounced dead at the East Rand Hospital.
“He was the peacemaker in the team … and a very kind person. He was the link between the players and the technical team,” Coach Shakes Mashaba said.
“We mourn the death of this young footballer and team leader whose life has been taken away at the prime of his career. The law enforcement authorities must leave no stone unturned in finding his killers and bring them to justice,” Zuma said in a statement.
Our prayers are with the Meyiwa family and his friends, he will be missedon and off the pitch.
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