The football fraternity is mourning the death of former Absa Premiership goalkeeper Nkosana Maseko.
Maseko played for a few clubs in his career, including Golden Arrows and Bloemfontein Celtic, during his prime in South Africa's top tier league.
The news of his passing was confirmed by Super Eagles FC – the ABC Motsepe club he had been working for as their goalkeeper coach at the time of his passing.
According to the Free State outfit, Maseko passed away on Monday morning, following a short illness.
Maseko's former clubs Abafana Bes’thende and Siwelele are among those that have sent tributes to the fallen hero.
Soccer Laduma would like to send heartfelt condolences to the Maseko family and friends, as well as all those affected by his passing, during this difficult time.