Kaizer Chiefs are grieving the demise of previous player Lucky Maselesele, who was purportedly pounded into the ground by a gathering of individuals in Tsutsumani in Alexandra, Johannesburg, this week.
Two suspects were captured for the homicide after the 41-year-old previous Chiefs and Maritzburg United soccer player was blamed for taking electrical links.
Bosses communicated their trouble at the information on his passing.
"Brought into the world in Alexandra municipality on March 8 1980, Lucky was a result of the School of Excellence prior to being spotted and joining Amakhosi in 1999," Chiefs said in an assertion on Sunday.
"He made his introduction for Chiefs in a 2-1 home success over African Wanderers, showing up as a substitute one day after Chiefs' 30th anniversary on January 8 2000. He was 19 years of age at that point.
"He highlighted in 12 games in his first season with Chiefs in the 1999-00 season. His first objective came on the last day of the period in a 2-1 misfortune to SuperSport United on July 17 2000.
He won the BOB Save Super Bowl prize with Chiefs in 1999-00 and highlighted in the Last 32 and Last 16 successes over Cape Town City and Hellenic.
"He additionally partook in Chiefs' victory of the 2001-02 BP Top 8 and Coca-Cola Cup crusades.
"His last appearance for the Glamor Boys was an association game away to Santos on January 20 2003, which was a 0-0 away draw.
"Altogether, he played multiple times for Chiefs and contributed with 11 objectives somewhere in the range of 1999 and 2003.
"He likewise had credit spells at Manning Rangers during his experience with Chiefs.
"Subsequent to leaving Chiefs, he went to play for quite a long time groups in the PSL.
"We pass on our ardent sympathies to the Maselesele family during this troublesome period.
"We might likewise want to express gratitude toward them for the help they gave him by letting Lucky grandstand his ability to Amakhosi and SA football overall."
Police are proceeding with their examination and after the suspects were accused of homicide, one of them showed up in the Alexandra judge's court this week.
Source : SowetanLive
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