Kaizer Chiefs Mourns The Passing Of Defender Luke Fleurs

Kaizer Chiefs Mourns The Passing Of Defender Luke Fleurs. The South African soccer community is grieving after the tragic loss of Kaizer Chiefs defender Luke Fleurs. The 24-year-old is said to have passed away on Wednesday night in Johannesburg, reportedly a victim of a fatal shooting during a hijacking.

Kaizer Chiefs Mourns The Passing Of Defender Luke Fleurs

Fluers made an impressive for Supersport United before joining Kaizer Chiefs in October 2023. While he saw limited playing time with the Amakhosi, he had previously established himself as a talent to watch, making 70 appearances for SuperSport United and representing South Africa at both the U17 and U23 levels.

The news of Luke Fleurs‘ passing has sent shockwaves through the South African football community. Tributes have poured in on social media, with many expressing condolences to his family and loved ones. Taking to Twitter (X), Kaizer Chiefs released a statement confirming the death of the young defender as they expressed their deep condolences.

The statement also revealed that the SAPS officials are investigating the matter and more information will be revealed in due course.

“It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce that Kaizer Chiefs player, Luke Fleurs tragically lost his life last night during a hijacking incident in Johannesburg. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time. The SAPS are handling the matter and further details will be communicated in due course. May his dear soul rest in peace. #Amakhosi4Life,” read the statement.

The Kaizer Chiefs family and the South African football community as a whole will deeply feel Fleurs’ loss. He was a talented player with a promising career ahead of him.

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