The world has come crashing down at the feet of promising Orlando Pirates youngster Luyanda Mthembu.
According to Zulu nation publication Isolezwe, Mthembu died at his house on Wednesday after a drugs overdose.
KwaZulu Natal spokesperson colonel Thembeka Mbele confirmed the incident.
Even though she did not confirm the cause of death, she confirmed that Mthembu was no more.
"Our youngsters are perishing every day in front of our eyes because of these drugs," said Sthenjwa Nyawoze, who resides in the area were Mthembu resided - Extension 13 in Umlazi.
The 24 year old was a member of Orlando Pirates development team. Even though he struggled to break into the Pirates first team, he showed flashes of promise in THE MDC league.
The number of footballers who choose to engage in drugs during their rest days.
Unlike alcohol, drugs give them a high in a short space of time and they do not have the same hangover effects such as alcohol.
Source: Isolezwe Front Page
Isolezwe ngeSonto Sun, 3 Oct 2021
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