TS Galaxy have mourned the loss of midfielder Thembinkosi Mbamba, who passed away on Saturday morning.
The club have now confirmed that the 23-year-old lost his life in a fatal car accident in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Mbamba only joined Galaxy at the start of the 2018/2019 season, with his last clash being the successful Nedbank Cup final victory over Kaizer Chiefs.
Club president Tim Sukazi feels the midfielder will be a great loss for the football fraternity.
“We at TS Galaxy Football Club are deeply saddened by the passing of this rising star," Sukazi said in a statement released by the club.
"Thembinkosi had a bright future ahead of him, and the football fraternity at large has lost one of the most promising youngsters. We wish to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the messages of condolence received by the Club.
"On behalf of the Club, its management, players and its supporters, I would like convey our commiserations to the Mbamba family. Aluhlanga olungehlanga, it is God’s will.”