Mass funeral for soccer men

DISBELIEF is the word that best describes the mood of five families whose relatives - including four soccer players - died in a horror accident.

DISBELIEF is the word that best describes the mood of five families whose relatives - including four soccer players - died in a horror accident.

The accident happened on Saturday on the road between Burgersdorp and Mafarane in the Letsitele area.

The deceased are Dennies Masheles, Siphiwe Shamango, Masilo Shitlhelana, Erick Nonkie Maluleke and seven-year-old Tebogo Ramoshaba.

When a Sowetan team visited the area the spokesperson for the bereaved families, Donald Maluleke, said a mass funeral would be held on Sunday.

"With the 2010 World Cup coming. the deceased players were waiting to see their favourite stars in action," he said sadly.

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