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Senzo Meyiwa (right, playing for South Africa) was shot dead on Sunday, police have confirmed

South Africa and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa 'shot dead' in Johannesburg

October 26, 2014

Senzo Meyiwa (right, playing for South Africa) was shot dead on Sunday, police have confirmed

Senzo Meyiwa (right, playing for South Africa) was shot dead on Sunday, police have confirmed

South Africa and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead in Johannesburg, police have reported on twitter.

Meyiwa had become an important player for South Africa after impressive displays for Orlando Pirates

Meyiwa had become an important player for South Africa after impressive displays for Orlando Pirates

The 27-year-old captained his club side in their 4-1 win against Ajax Cape Town on Saturday night, and was pictured looking happy with girlfriend Kelly Khumalo, a South African pop star, earlier on Sunday.

But the South African police service broke normal protocol to tweet that Meyiwa, who has also led the Bafana Bafana in recent games, was killed on Sunday.

Senzo Meyiwa's girlfriend posted this picture with him on Sunday, just hours before he was shot dead

Senzo Meyiwa’s girlfriend posted this picture with him on Sunday, just hours before he was shot dead

Police reported that seven men entered the house where Meyiwa was shot, where an altercation took place.

The South African goalkeeper was reportedly shot before the suspects fled on foot. He was declared dead on arrival at hospital.

His club, Orlando Pirates, released a statement expressing ‘sadness’ at his ‘untimely death’.

SENZO MEYIWA: PLAYING CAREER

The South African goalkeeper has played for Orlando Pirates since 2006,becoming first choice for the club a year later.

In 2013 his performances in the African Champions League were nothing short of incredible, helping the Pirates to the final.

Meyiwa has won six caps for South Africa, the most recent coming this month, as captain

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*Source dailymail

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One response to “South Africa and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa 'shot dead' in Johannesburg”

  1. Boineelo Lenyebe says:

    May his soul rest in peace i also lost a 2months old boy this saturday morning im so hurt but….only God knows

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