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Former South Africa striker shot dead

The car is reportedly Batchelor's The car is reportedly Batchelor's
Noah Ferguson | 16 July, 2019, 17:37

When two motorbikes pulled up and unleashed a hail of bullets into former Premier Soccer League (PSL) star Marc Batchelor's auto on Monday night, his first reaction was to shield his gardener, according to his grieving brother.

"He was attacked by two men who were driving a motorbike", a police spokesman told the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Former prominent South African footballer Marc Batchelor, was shot dead on Monday night near his Johannesburg home.

Batchelor in the past has been involved in a number of highly publicised altercations. He was shot several times and died inside his vehicle.

Dhlamini he said they were urging the police to leave no stone unturned in the hunt for those responsible for his murder and they were appealing to those that might have information on the shooting to come forward.

Batchelor's career saw him playing for both the Chiefs and the Orlando Pirates, starting his career in the US back in 1990.

Batchelor returned to Wits two years later, with the Pirates taking him on board a few years after.

"He was shot several times and died inside his vehicle".

The striker also played for Wits, Orlando Pirates, Moroka Swallows and Mamelodi Sundowns. Pistorius had a run-in with a friend of Batchelor's, who the athlete suspected of being romantically linked to his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

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