South African national team captain and goal keeper, Senzo Meyiwa has been killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen near Johannesburg.

Senzo died of bullet wounds fired by gunmen who tried to rob him of  his mobile phone at his pop star girlfriend home in Vosloorus township near Johannesburg. Senzo Meyiwa

Senzo died upon arrival at the hospital according to a series of tweets by the South African Police Sevice (SAP).

The suspects reportedly fled on foot after shooting Senzo.

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