The South African Premier Soccer League has postponed this weekend's derby between Orlando Pirates and Kaiser Chiefs following the death of Pirates goalkeeper and South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa.
The 27-year-old was fatally shot at his girlfriend's house during an attempted robbery Sunday night as he tried to apprehend the intruders, police and an eyewitness said.
Meyiwa was killed around 8 p.m. after two gunmen entered a house in Vosloorus township near Johannesburg while an accomplice of theirs...
JOHANNESBURG -- A group of top-flight footballers in South Africa could face a disciplinary inquiry after a photograph showing them posing naked in the showers with a trophy appeared on social media.
The photograph shows the Orlando Pirates players covering their genitals with their hands in the dressing room showers alongside the Nedbank Cup trophy following their victory in the final last Saturday. The picture was also widely published in South Africa's mainstream media.