Johannes Maake, former Seshego Blackpool utility player, will be buried at the Seshego cemetery in Limpopo tomorrow.
Maake, popularly known as "Joe", died in a car accident last weekend in Brits, where he was employed by a local mine as an engineer.
"The information we have received is that Joe died after a head-on collision," said Jackie "Majackie" Maake, a spokesman for the family.
"We are all devastated because Joe was such a bright an ambitious young man with a dream of becoming a success in life."
Matshidiso Tladi, Blackpool chairman, said: "Joe did not not talk too much but always believed in action. Our condolences to the family."
The service will start Maake's parents home at 2248 Ramahlale street, Newtown, Zone 2, Seshego. - Ramatsiyi Moholoa.