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Soccer player stabbed at tournament

2012-04-07 16:30

East London - A soccer player was stabbed to death after a fight broke out during an Easter soccer tournament in Ngqeleni, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

The 22-year-old man was stabbed and assaulted in a fight between opposition soccer teams around 19:00 on Friday in Canzibe Village, Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

"The man had multiple wounds and was rushed to hospital where he later died."

Fatyela said the police would soon be making several arrests.

Comments
  • Wesley - 2012-04-07 16:55

    Teams must run through metal detectors before they run onto the field

      Jack - 2012-04-07 16:58

      Why are these people so violent?

      HugoMabasa - 2012-04-07 17:03

      soccer fans?

      Fred - 2012-04-07 17:13

      Lol!!! I can see that happening.

      Phalane - 2012-04-07 17:47

      I blame apartheid. Lol

      Irene - 2012-04-07 18:28

      PHalane ~ I blame genetics.

      watsongeorgejan - 2012-04-08 05:41

      @Irene-Peter Sutcliffe, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, Ian Brady, Ed Gain, Charles Manson, Fred West, Harold Shipman, the list is endless. Genetics hey !!

      Koos - 2012-04-10 02:30

      Jack, culture.

  • goyougoodthing - 2012-04-07 17:40

    Must be Helen Zille's fault

  • farmfreund - 2012-04-07 17:47

    This is African sports at its best.

  • Jayson - 2012-04-07 17:49

    And they call themselves sportsmen????. Disgraceful.

  • Donny Doncaster - 2012-04-08 10:17

    @watsongeorgejan.. It's Gein, not Gain. And they all had psychological disorders. They didn't kill "willy-nilly".

  • Rob - 2012-04-08 15:41

    And Canzibe village used to be such a lovely place.

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