Polokwane City defender dies in a horrific car accident

Mogau Tshehla, Polokwane City

Polokwane City have confirmed the sad news that defender Mogau Tshehla has died in a car accident on Monday night.

Tshehla played in Rise and Shine’s last fixture in the Nedbank Cup against Ubuntu Cape Town last week.

The club announced the news on its Twitter account with many other clubs sharing heartfelt messages across social media.

“It is with our deepest sorrows that we inform you of the death of our Defender Mogau Tshehla in a car accident,” the statement read. “Our thoughts are with the family, team-mates and friends.

“Psalm 37:39: But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble.”

The 26-year-old right-back joined City in January 2017 from NFD side Witbank Spurs on a three-year deal.