Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic unfortunately lost one
of its supporters in a very horrific manner after being killed in a hit-and-run.
According to the club’s official website, the accident happened a few meters from the Free State
Stadium immediately after Celtic was held to a draw by Kaizer Chiefs during MTN
“It is painful seeing
anyone unceremoniously losing life in such a horrendous way,” a saddened Celtic
Chairman, Max Tshabalala expressed his sympathy.
“We are pained as the Celtic family, losing a supporter who
has dedicated his life to Celtic, travelling thousands of kilometers just to
watch his team.
“Our sincere and deepest condolences to the family, we will
as a team visit the family of the deceased to try and see how we can possibly
“We request motorists to kindly consider the pedestrians at
all times,” concluded the Celtic chairman.
Meanwhile, both the Celtic Security Officers and Law
Enforcement Authorities are working together to identify the culprit and will
insure that justice take its course, this is according to the Celtic MD, Rali
He also: “The team
will avail its resources to help with the investigations and we appeal to
anyone with information to contact the police.”