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Polokwane City in tragic car accident

Posted: 11 November 2012 Time: 19:50

A tragic car accident has taken place in Polokwane, in which a number of Polokwane City players have passed away.

According to information gathered by, the accident occurred after the team played their First Division match against FC AK at Turflop Stadium in Limpopo today. Details are sketchy, but reports are that four players have lost their lives.

"There could be more casulaties, as some players have been transfered to hospital in a critical condition," a source close to the club says.

PSL general manager of football Derek Blanckensee confirms the accident but said he did not like to commit himself on the number of players that have passed away.

Polokwane City was previously known as Bay United.

South Africa suffered a similar loss recently when Bafana Bafana assistant coach Thomas Madigage passed away in a car accident in Limpopo. sends its sincere condolonces to the club and the players' families.

Article by: Ernest Fakude

Previous comments on this story...

Rodger must goooooo,fullstop
posted: 07:55 pm
why always polokwane, why mara vele,i just hope its not another donkey.may those whopassed on their soul rest in peace
posted: 07:55 pm
dats bad
posted: 07:56 pm
shame.........may their souls rest in peace and speedy recovery to the injured ones
posted: 08:00 pm
Sad sad sad news. May the Almighty God give strength and fortitude to the beareved families in this darkest hour.
posted: 08:04 pm
Sad indeed,
Mhlonitjhwa: Treble Champ kwesibili
posted: 08:17 pm
"Haai la elimpompo angeke!"
Vidic ufa
posted: 08:17 pm

Eish sa
d news indeed! Eish i wonder whts going on to Limpopo roads, yerrr! May their sould rest in peace. khosi 4 life!
Sgoloza82 *Golden Champ*
posted: 08:24 pm
Ja neh! May their souls rest in peace...
posted: 08:45 pm
God have mercy on our beloved province!!! May those hu lost their lives rest in peace n those hu left behind have more strength to get thru ths in life in general . . . Sincere condolences to the PLK City family n those families hu lost their beloved sons, brothers, husbands n friends!!
posted: 08:55 pm
I'll like to send my condolences to the family of those player;s and to their club on this dark cloud you must no that my hart is with you guys.
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 09:03 pm
Another dark day in our football....may they soul rest in peace...

Whats the cause of the accident?
Four Four 2
posted: 09:48 pm
Speedy recovery to the injured and may the soul of the deceased rest in peace.
posted: 09:48 pm
Why does it always have to be polokwane?...may their souls rest in peace
posted: 09:59 pm
Condelences to familis cosened, as wel as Banyana who hv lost 4 nil to E.Guinea
4 - 0South Africa!
posted: 09:59 pm
I d like to send my heart felt condolence to the families and friends of those who lost their lives. I want assure U that u will be in our prayers at this trying times. May their soul rest in peace
Ceca Bojbic-Heric
posted: 10:56 pm
May their soul rest in peace!
posted: 11:03 pm
R.I.P guys. Its sad.
El Sol
posted: 11:21 pm
May the souls of all that passed away R.I.P, its the journey that none of us can escape & also speedy recovery to those injured..
posted: 12:30 am
RIP Mauti.
Milutin Sredojević (HLABARINTO)
posted: 01:39 am
mhlonitjhwa: Treble Champ kwes'biliposted: 08:17 pm | Report
"Haai la elimpompo angeke!"
jou ma se poes, its Limpopo not limpompo,,, nincompoop
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