Gunmen Shot South Africa’s National soccer Team Captain DeadFeatured, Latest News, News, Sports Sunday, October 26th, 2014
South Africa’s national soccer team captain, Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead by unknown gunmen.
The Bayana-Bayana first choice goalkeeper was fatally shot by two gunmen, who broke into his house at Vosloorus town on Sunday night.
According to the national police force, the two assailants and an accomplice, who was waiting outside the gate fled on foot after the murder.
Meyiwa was South Africa’s captain in its four qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations this year, including a 0-0 draw with Nigeria last month.
The 27 year-old He played for Orlando Pirates on Saturday in a 4-1 win over Ajax Cape Town.
South African police service has offered a reward of nearly $14,000 for information leading to arrests in the case.
Police said there were seven people in the house during the attack, and that the shooting followed an “altercation.”
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