Jonathan Mensah shocked at Meyiwa murder

Sports News of Tuesday, 28 October 2014


Jonathan Mensah Player

Black Stars defender Jonathan has expressed shock and sadness at the passing of Senzo Meyiwa who he played with in the Premier Soccer League whiles with Free State Stars.

Mensah has expressed shock, sadness and outrage at the death of the Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain, who was gunned down in Vosloorus in the south of Johannesburg last night.

“We mourn the death of this young footballer and team leader whose life has been taken away at the prime of his career.

“The law enforcement authorities must leave no stone unturned in finding his killers and bring them to justice. Words cannot express my shock at this loss.

“I wish to extend, on behalf of my colleagues in the Black Stars, and all the people of South Africa, our words of condolence to his family and relatives, his friends and peers in the football game, his club Orlando Pirates and his national soccer team as well as the football fraternity as a whole. May his soul rest in peace,” he added.

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The Evian Thonon defender played in the South African League during the 2008/9 league season for Free State Stars and believes football will not be the same without Meyiwa in the Premier Soccer League( PSL).