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Latest details: Sundowns and Motsepe family on Luke Fleurs’ death [watch]

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Latest details: Sundowns and Motsepe family on Luke Fleurs’ death [watch]

The Motsepe family and the Sundowns soccer club has paid tribute to Luke Fluers. Gauteng police spokesperson has also shared more details.

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The Sundowns Football Club including the Motsepe family have taken time to go on social media and pay tribute to the late soccer player Luke Fleurs — the 24-year-old Kaizer Chiefs soccer star died on Wednesday following a botched hijacking incident.

‘REST IN PEACE’: SUNDOWS AND MOTSEPE FAMILY’S TRIBUTE TO LUKE FLEURS

Luke Fleurs is said to have tragically lost his life on Wednesday night in Honeydew in Johannesburg, Sunday World reported.

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According to IOL, Gauteng police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo has revealed new details in the matter, saying the Kaizer Chiefs star was driving a red VW Golf 8 GTI into the petrol station on 14th Avenue when two armed men pointed a firearm at him, forcing him to get out of the car.

“While waiting to be served by the petrol attendant, he was confronted by two armed males who came driving a white BMW 1 Series… One suspect drove off with the victim’s car followed by his accomplice,” Masondo was quoted as saying.

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Fleurs was allegedly shot once in the upper body, according to Masondo.

“The Chairman and the Motsepe Family, the Board of Directors, Technical Team, Players, Management, Staff, Supporters of Mamelodi Sundowns FC and the entire Yellow Nation express their deepest condolences to the family and friends as we mourn the loss of Kaizer Chiefs and former SuperSport United defender, Luke Donn Fleurs,” the Sundowns football club wrote on their Instagram feed.

“We pray that the Almighty comforts and strengthens the Fleurs’ family, his friends and former teammates at the Club and National Team level. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones and teammates at this trying time… Rest in Peace Luke,” the club continued.

 

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‘DEVASTATING NEWS’: MORE ABOUT THE LATE SOCCER PLAYER’S UNTIMELY DEATH

According to Reuters, Mavela Masondo has revealed that no arrests have been made following Luke Fleurs’ death — the young soccer star had taken a bullet to the chest.

“We woke up to the heartbreaking and devastating news of the passing of this young life. This is such a huge loss for his family, friends, teammates and football in general. We are all grieving this young man’s passing,” South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan was quoted as saying in a statement.

Kaizer Chiefs have also confirmed that after being shot, Fleurs was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his death.

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