File picture of a petrol bomb.

Bloemfontein – A former Bloemfontein Celtic soccer player who threw a petrol bomb into his wife’s car was granted bail by the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

Cecil Oersen, 34, appeared on charges of attempted murder and malicious damage to property.

He was granted bail of R2000 and the case was postponed to December 14.

Oersen was arrested for allegedly throwing a petrol bomb into his wife's car at their home in Wilgehof, Bloemfontein, on Monday night. – Sapa