Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star
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- Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star will premiere on Netflix on 7 April 2022.
- The five-part docu-series will feature interviews with Robert Marawa, former Hawks head Shadrack Sibiya, Advocate Gerrie Nel and Meyiwa’s family members.
- Meyiwa was shot and killed at the home of his girlfriend, singer Kelly Khumalo in Vosloorus in 2014.
Netflix on Thursday revealed the official trailer for its five-part docu-series, Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star that touches on the life and rise of celebrated soccer star Senzo Meyiwa and probes the circumstances around his tragic death that shook South Africa and the world.
On 26 October 2014, Meyiwa was shot and killed in a robbery at his girlfriend, actress and singer Kelly Khumalo’s house in Vosloorus. There were six eyewitnesses at the scene, including some of his closest friends.
The trailer gives a glimpse into the shock and anguish suffered by the Meyiwa family and his loved ones hours after hearing about his death.
The true-crime documentary series explores the varied speculations, theories, and different sides of the story made in public by journalists and influential law-enforcement officials who worked closely on the murder case, as well as friends and family as they all remark on the unsolved and protracted case that has been ongoing for eight years.
The series features sports broadcaster Robert Marawa, the former provincial Hawks head Shadrack Sibiya, and Advocate Gerrie Nel.
“With the backing and participation of Senzo’s family and access to investigators and key witnesses, Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star aims to unpack the truth behind this high-profile murder,” says the official synopsis.
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE:
Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star is set to stream globally on Netflix from 7 April.
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