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Free State Stars winger Sinethemba Jantjie has been killed in a car accident in Bethlehem on Monday morning‚ the football club has confirmed. The 30-year-old died when his vehicle was involved in a collision‚ though details around the incident remain sketchy. Stars GM Rantsi Mokoena asked that he be allowed to speak to the player’s family before making a statement to the media‚ but did confirm that the news was true. "They are trying to get in touch with his sister‚ because he didn’t have parents. It happened around 6am‚" said a source. Jantjie’s business manager, Ratshibvumo Mulovhedzi, declined to comment. Jantjie‚ who becomes the latest in a sadly growing list of road fatalities among Premier Soccer League players‚ was due to join Bidvest Wits at the end of the season after signing a pre-contract with the Johannesburg-based club. Jantjie‚ who was from Whittlesea in the Eastern Cape‚ had been with Ea Lla Koto since 2016 after joining from national first-division side Mbombela Unit...

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