12 Things You Didn’t Know About Bafana Bafana’s Richard Henyekane

Written by Keren Mikva

The night of Henyekane’s accident, the coach told players not to celebrate

Before the tragic accident that would claim his life, Henyekane was with friends and several other teammates from the Free State Stars at a party in Bethlehem. Earlier that day, however, the team’s coach, Kinnah Phiri, had told his players there was “nothing to celebrate,” following the team’s -zero loss to Amazulu.