Tornado boss shot after match

2019-03-06 06:00

MDANTSANE-BASED side Tornado FC could not celebrate their weekend victory as their boss, Siphiwo Nyobo, was gunned down in his car as he was leaving the stadium after the game.

League contenders Tornado FC claimed a 4-1 victory over Birmingham City in their ABC Motsepe League match that took place in North End Stadium on Saturday, March 2.

Mawawa, as Nyobo is affectionately called by his clan, a businessman and well-known traditional healer, ran Tornado FC successfully.

At the time of the tragedy, Tornado FC were still occupying the top spot on the ABC Motsepe League table.

As things currently stand, it seems as though the Tornado FC players’ futures are uncertain as Nyobo often supported the team out of his own pocket.

Other ABC Motsepe League results:

Peace Makers 7-0 Future Tigers

Yakha United 1-0 Sibanye FC

The Guys 0-0 Amavarara

Mthatha Bucks 2-0 Bizana Pondo Chiefs

PE Stars 3-0 SUBS

Butterworth FC 1-0 Highbury FC

Matta Milan 4-1 Bush Bucks

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