Tributes are pouring in for the late boss of National First Division club, Uthongathi FC, Nicholas Mkhize.
According to reports, Mkhize was gunned down in Uthongathi, KwaZulu-Natal last night (Monday) and it is understood that he was also involved in the taxi industry. At this stage, it remains unclear what led to his death.
Maritzburg United are one of the clubs that have sent their heartfelt condolences to the NFD club for the tragic loss of their chairman.
"On behalf of the chairman and the club, we would like to express our heartfelt condolences to
@UthongathiFC following the tragic passing of their chairman Mr Nicholas Mkhize last night. Our thoughts are with his family and all at the club," the Team of Choice tweeted.
Uthongathi have been scheduled to play Real Kings at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Saturday. However, the club is expected to request permission from the PSL to have the match postponed.