Gauteng police have confirmed to News24 that a man has died after he was shot several times in his car while on his way to Olivedale

News24 understands that the man is a well known former Bafana Bafana player.

According to police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini, the man was driving with his gardener when he was attacked at around 18:00 by two men who were on motorbikes.

“He was shot through the window for several times and died at the scene,” Dlamini said.

A case of murder is being investigated by the police and the motive behind the attack is still unknown, Dlamini added.

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No suspects have been arrested.

Dlamini was unable to confirm the man’s name to News24.

“[We] cannot confirm his name now. [We] will wait for crime scene officers to confirm if his family members have been informed,” Dlamini said.



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