Cape Town - Tragedy struck in the early hours of Sunday morning when news filtered through that Ajax Cape Town defender Cecil Lolo had passed away after being involved in a car accident.
He was 27.
The Soccer Laduma website confirmed the news on Sunday morning, but said that details over the unfortunate event were still vague.
"It is with great sadness that we learn about the passing of our brave warrior Cecil Lolo this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Lolo," the club said via their official Facebook page.