Sinethemba Jantjie passes away at the age of 30


    Free State Stars winger Sinethemba Jantjie has been killed in a car accident in Bethlehem on Monday morning‚ the club confirmed in a statement in their website.

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Free State Stars midfielder Sinethemba Jantjie.

    Mr. Jantjie passed away in the early hours of the morning when his car was involved in an accident.

    The club plans to meet with Jantjie’s family, after which they will give further details of the funeral and memorial arrangements.

    Jantjie was a late bloomer in the PSL, making his debut in his late 20s in 2016/17. He was a regular starter for Stars and his good form caught the eye of Gavin Hunt at Bidvest Wits who had signed him on a pre-contract for next season.” Read the statement.

    Pioneer Community News would like to extend its condolences to the family, the team and football lovers as a whole.