South African National Football Captain Shot Dead
Senzo Meyiwa, the goalkeeper and captain of South Africa’s national football team has been shot dead by gunmen who broke into the house of his girlfriend.
Senzo Meyiwa, 27, was killed after two armed men entered the house in the Vosloorus township near Johannesburg on Sunday evening while an accomplice waited outside, police said.
Seven people were believed to have been inside the house, including Meyiwa, when the suspects forced their way into the property.
Police said Meyiwa was shot after a row, and the assailants fled.