South Africa’s national football team captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, 27, has died after being shot, South African police have confirmed on twitter.
The incident reportedly happened at Meyiwa’s girlfriend’s house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg.
The goalkeeper played for Orlando Pirates and had played in South Africa’s last four Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
On Saturday, he was in action for his club, when they progressed to the semi-finals of the South African League Cup.
In a statement released by the police, Meyiwa was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
May his soul rest in peace…