CSA shocked by murders
CRICKET South Africa (CSA) has expressed “shock and deep sadness” at the killing of two of its coaches and the critical injuries to two others in an incident in Laudium on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Given Nkosi, 24 and Charlson Maseko, 26, who were employed as Laudium Cricket Club coaches. KFC Mini-Cricket coordinator Kagiso Masubelele, 27 and Laudium Hub head coach and coordinator Obed Harvey Agbomadzie, 27, were severely injured in the attack and are in a serious condition.
CSA chief executive Haroon Lorgat and Northerns Cricket Union chief executive Jacques Faul both commented on the incident yesterday.
“This has come as a huge shock to the entire Cricket South Africa family,” Lorgat said.
“These are all dedicated cricket administrators and coaches who have been making a huge difference to the communities in which they operate, providing an important source of upliftment and hope, particularly to our youth.
“Indeed, what they have been doing goes far beyond the game of cricket. On behalf of the CSA family I extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of those who have lost their lives and we pray that those who are injured will make a quick and complete recovery.”