How Siphiwo Nyobo, South African Football manager was shot dead!!

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South AfricaTragedy has struck in the South African sports body as a football manager and traditional healer, Siphiwo ‘Mawawa’ Nyobo,  is shot dead outside a statdiun.

Nyobo,untill his death was the boss of third division club Tornado FC n the country.

According to Times Live, he was fired upon by three gunmen after watching a game at North End stadium in East London, on the country’s Eastern Cape on Saturday.

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Police said the 68-year-old was shot in the upper body around 16:30 in Lennox Street when three gunmen apparently sprayed Nyobo’s vehicle with bullets, as he was leaving the stadium after watching a football match there.

Captain Hazel Mqala of East London Police Station said a man believed to be his driver was injured after also being shot in the upper body, while a bystander was shot and injured in the lower body.

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His club Tornado FC are in the third tier of South African football, and their most recent win came last weekend when they beat Future Tigers 4-1 in Uitenhage.

While his killers are still on the run, cases of murder and attempted murder have been opened.

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