- Mamelodi Sundowns defender Motjeka Madisha has passed away on Saturday evening
- The 25-year-old player died just hours after the club celebrated its 50th anniversary
- The icon has passed just a few hours after Anele Ngcongca's burial
Mamelodi Sundowns defender Motjeka Madisha has tragically passed away in a car accident on Saturday night.
Only hours after the club celebrated its 50th anniversary, the 25-year-old player died in an accident in Kempton Park, Johannesburg.
At this point in time, the details of the accident have yet to be confirmed, but it is believed that the soccer icon had another occupant in the vehicle when it burst into flames.
It is believed that the driver of the vehicle had lost control before colliding with a metal pole.
One of the occupants perished in the fire inside the vehicle, while a male occupant had been found outside the care, both were declared dead on the scene.
Madisha joined the Brazilians five years ago after Highlands Park. Under the leadership of former coach Pitso Mosimane, Madisha secured three ABSA Premiership title wins over the past few years.
The icon had represented the national team, Bafana Bafana, a total of 13 times and managed to secure one goal.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca had passed away in an accident last month, only being laid to rest on Thursday.
.The funeral for late soccer star Anele Ngcongca has been postponed due to his mother's health. Anele passed away on 23 November after a horrific car accident on the N2 highway in KwaZulu-Natal.
The former Bafana Bafana star's funeral was originally planned to be on Thursday, 3 December in Gugulethu but had been moved to 10 December, still taking place at Gugulethu Stadium.
The ceremony will also be live-streamed on Facebook. The news of the postponement was tweeted by Anele's sister, Siyasanga Ngcongca. Siyasanga shared that the decision was made as a family as their mother's health is a priority.
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