Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
2 minute read
20 Mar 2019
3:59 pm

Tributes pour in for ex-Chiefs and Maritzburg goalkeeper

Phakaaathi Reporter

SA clubs and football lovers at large have shared messages of love and support after news of the death of Arthur Bartman.

Arthur Bartman (Photo by Lefty Shivambu / Gallo Images)

The former Kaizer Chiefs and Maritzburg United goalkeeper died late on Wednesday at the age of 46.

His death was confirmed by his former clubs Chiefs and Maritzburg on their social media platforms.

READ: Former Chiefs, Maritzburg goalkeeper passes away

“The club has learned with sadness of the passing of former goalkeeper coach, Arthur Bartman. Prayers and thoughts go out to the Bartman family during this time. You will always be a part of the Team of Choice,” read a tweet from Maritzburg.

“Kaizer Chiefs has learnt with shock of the sad news of the passing of former goalkeeper Arthur Bartman. The Club Chairman Kaizer Motaung has on behalf of Amakhosi family expressed his deepest heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family,” wrote Chiefs on their Twitter account.

The Premier Soccer League and its clubs have since sent in their messages of condolences via their social media pages.

Details of the veteran goalkeeper’s death are still unknown at the moment.

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