Swaziland football boss gunned down

The owner of Swaziland’s leading football club, Mbabane Swallows, has been shot dead at close range at a filling station in the capital, Mbabane.

Mr Gamedze was killed soon after leaving the Somhlolo National Stadium, having watched his team, the reigning champions in Swaziland, beat Manzini Wanderers 1-0 in the Ingwenyama Cup quarter-finals.

A gunman fired two shots at Victor Gamedze, hitting him in the cheek and around the forehead as he was about to enter his car after visiting a convenient store at the filing station,the Times of Swaziland newspaper quoted witnesses as saying.

Two suspects have been arrested while trying to cross into South Africa through the Lundzi Border post,the Swazi Observer newspaper quoted police sources as saying.

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