Cape Town - Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker Marc Batchelor was shot dead on Monday night.
News24 confirmed that Batchelor was shot multiple times through the driver's window of his car by two gunmen on motorbikes in Olivedale, Johannesburg.
The 49-year-old died on the scene.
Batchelor was part of the Buccaneers squad that won the CAF Champions League title against ASEC Mimosas in a two-legged encounter in 1995.
Below are 12 glittering images of Batchelor in action during his time as a player:
March,1996: Batchelor during the Super Cup match between Orlando Pirates and JSK
Batchelor and Thabang Lebese, who passed away in February 2012
Batchelor during a match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates
April 2002: Batchelor tussles with former Mamelodi Sundowns winger Joel Masilela
April 2002: Batchelor tackles Zambian international Gift Kampamba
October 1998: Gerald Raphahlela challenges Batchelor in the air
November 1998: Batchelor points to the crowd as he celebrates
May 2000: Batchelor in action for Mamelodi Sundowns against Moroka Swallows
October 2001: Batchelor in action for Swallows
October 2001: Batchelor and Marvin Klassen battle it out in the air
October 2001: Batchelor hugs Abram Isaks after scoring for Swallows
March 2001: Batchelor, playing for Swallows, loses a battle for possession against Thembinkosi Ncube of Arrows
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