South African footballer star dies in horrific car accident

South African footballer star dies in horrific car accident

- South African football star Mlondi Dlamini is dead

- The midfielder died in a car accident on Sunday, October 8

- He was a player of Maritzburg United before his untimely death

South African Premier League side Maritzburg United have lost their star player Mlondi Dlamini who was involved in a car crash on Sunday, October 8, 2017.

He was reportedly travelling through Cato Ridge in KwaZulu-Natal when tragedy struck with police informing the Premiership team of his untimely demise.

The 20-year-old midfielder made a name for himself in the MultiChoice Diski Challenge (MDC) where he was also nominated for the best player award at the end of last season.

South African footballer Mlondi Dlamini dies in car accident

South African footballer Mlondi Dlamini dies in car accident (photo: Backpage)

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"It is a very sad and devastating news as we received the call from the police at 07:30 pm and we will release a statement on Dlamini's death later on Monday, October 9,'' Maritzburg chairman Farook Kadodia was reported to have said.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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