Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana international defender Motjeka Madisha has tragically passed on in a car accident in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, this morning.
Madisha passed away less than a month after his former Masandawana teammate Anele Ngcongca also perished on the road.
“It happened around 02:00 at Zuurfontein Road, Chloorkop next to ABC Auto parts. A scene of accident of a white BMW… Two occupants in the car were burnt and one of them was beyond recognition and were certified dead by Ekurhuleni Emergency Services,” Police confirmed as per Far Post.
“The car was travelling from the direction of Kempton Park towards Tembisa. Seemingly, driver lost control and the car hit a steel board displaying pole with the backside and caught flames.”
Although several reports also confirmed the tragic incident but Sundowns is yet to release an official statement but said statement will made “in due course”.
“We have become aware of certain media reports concerning Motjeka Madisha and will make an announcement in due course,” the club said.
Players and football lovers has been sending their condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
Madisha was only 25-year-old when passed away.