Former Maritzburg United goalkeeper coach Arthur Bartman has passed away at the age of 46, his club confirmed via social media.
“The club has learnt 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‚” said the club in a statement on Twitter.
It’s not yet known at this stage what the case of death was.
At the time of his death, Bartman had a career spanning over a decade, playing for no less than 15 clubs including African Wanderers, Moroka Swallows and Chiefs.
He was to celebrate his 47th birthday on March 26.