Sunday, 26 October 2014
BREAKING NEWS: South Africa and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa shot dead in Johannesburg
South Africa football captain Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead in Johannesburg, police have said in a statement.
The South African goalkeeper was reportedly shot at his girlfriend's house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg.
According to the police, seven men entered the house and there was an altercation. The incident happened at around 8.00pm and the suspects fled on foot.
The 27-year-old Meyiwa was a goalkeeper for Orlando Pirates and had captained South Africa in their last four matches in the African Nations Cup qualifiers.
He played in a match yesterday when his side advanced to the semi-finals of the South African League Cup, defeating Ajax Cape Town 4-1.