Top PSL footballers who lost their lives in car accidents

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Sinethemba Jantjie of Free State Stars during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Free State Stars and AmaZulu at Goble Park Stadium, Bethlehem on 16 March 2019.

JOHANNESBURG - Fatal fender benders have ended the existences of the absolute most splendid and promising footballers in South Africa throughout the long term.

The most recent footballer that has passed on from an auto crash is Free State Stars' Sinethemba Jantjie.

Jantjie was killed following a terrible mishap in Bethlehem in the early long stretches of Monday morning.

South African Gift Leremi (R) runs past Kenyan protector Stephen Onyango 28 June 2003 during their return leg of the Olympic qualifier at the Moi International Sport Center in Nairobi.

Gift Leremi

The previous Sundowns FC midfielder lost his life in an auto collision in the wake of failing to keep a grip on his vehicle in Brackensdowns close to Alberton, South East of Johannesburg on 3 September 2007.

Leremi was returning from a CAF Confederation Cup game against Cameroon when the disastrous mishap occurred. He was just 22-years of age.

ABSA Cup, Orlando Pirates v Bush Bucks, Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Johannesburg , South Africa. Lesley Manyathela dodges William Mugeyi.

Lesley Manyathela

Lesley 'Slow Poison' Manyathela sadly kicked the bucket coming back after his vehicle toppled on the N1 Highway close to Musina, in Limpopo following a match against Jomo Cosmos on 9 August 2003.

The Former Orlando Pirates striker stowed 48 objectives in 73 appearances for the Buccaneers and tragically kicked the bucket at 22 years old.

Mondli Cele during the South Africa Training on the 28 December 2014 at UJ Stadium.

Mondli Cele

The previous Maritzburg United midfielder passed on in medical clinic after he apparently failed to keep a grip on his vehicle during weighty downpours in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal on 17 January 2016.

Cele was just 27 when he passed on and the football brotherhood was seriously stunned directly following the news.

Cecil Lolo of Ajax Cape Town during the 2013 Nedbank Cup game between Ajax Cape Town and Mamelodi Sundowns at Cape Town Stadium.

Cecil Lolo

The previous Ajax Cape Town safeguard was killed in a lethal head-on impact at Spine Road, close to the N2 Highway in Khayelitsha [Cape Town] on 25 October 2015.

He was 28-years of age and without a doubt actually brought a great deal to the table South African football.

Richard Henyekane during the Absa Premiership match between Platinum Stars and Free State Stars at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg.

Richard Henyekane

The ex-Mamelodi Sundowns, Free State Stars and Golden Arrows striker fought with liquor misuse and passed on when his vehicle clearly crushed into a truck at rapid and burst into blazes close to Bethlehem, in the Free State area on 7 April, 2015.

He kicked the bucket matured 32 only four months after the internment of his more youthful sibling Joseph Henyekane.


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