South Africa International, Richard Henyekane has been killed in a car crash last night.
The Free State Stars forward who won 9 international caps for South Africa between 2009 and 2013, was among the of 5 passengers in the accident, but was the only one who died.
According to Free State Stars, "Henyekane was travelling with four other passengers when they were involved in a tragic motor vehicle accident.
"He was, unfortunately the only one to lose his life in this incident.
"We wish to say to the Henyekane family that they must know that we are with them at all times, and trust that they will put all their sorrows in the hands of God the Almighty in this hard period.
"To the Stars family of fans, sponsors, supporters and others we believe that this is a period in which you will remain steadfast in praying for Henyekane's teammates as they come to terms with this sad moment.
"South African football has lost yet another one of our promising players... go well 'Kimberley Express'."