Orlando Pirates defender in car crash

Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates defender Rooi Mahamutsa was involved in a car crash in Marlboro, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, the club said.

Pirates spokesman Mickey Modisane said team manager William Okpara had accompanied Mahamutsa to hospital.

Orlando Pirates defender Rooi Mahamutsa shares a laugh with a fan. Picture: Etienne Rothbart. Credit: INLSA

“I can confirm that Rooi was involved in an accident, but he is fine; he did not suffer any injuries,” said Modisane.

He said the BMW that Mahamutsa was travelling in was a write-off.

“I suspect that the accident was caused by the rain because roads are slippery in Johannesburg.”