Maritzburg United player Mondli Cele killed in a car accident
Maritzburg United midfielder Mondli Cele has passed away after he was involved in a car accident in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday evening.
The 27-year-old, who scored the opening goal in the Team of Choice’s 3-3 thriller at home to Orlando Pirates at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Saturday night, made his Premier Soccer League debut in the 2014/15 season.
United chairman Farouk Kadodia confirmed the sad news to Power FM Sport on Sunday morning.
Maritzburg United chairman Farouk Kadodia has confirmed that midfielder #MondliCele has passed away after being involved in a car accident.— PowerSport (@Power987Sport) January 17, 2016
Cele had made eight appearances for United so far this and scored two goals.
#MondliCele Kadodia says the club will make a statement once they have spoken to the player's family.— PowerSport (@Power987Sport) January 17, 2016