Encouragement for Meyiwa
Disabled sports stars encourage Wiseman Meyiwa
Several South African paraplegic and wheelchair-bound athletes have come out in support of Kaizer Chiefs player Wiseman Meyiwa after it was announced this week he was paralysed from the spine down.
Meyiwa, 19, sustained spinal injuries in a car accident in November when he was traveling home to Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal from Joburg.
Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung revealed the early termination of the young midfielder's career, sending shock waves throughout the sporting fraternity.
The player, who only had a four-year stint at the club, has been undergoing rehabilitation at Milpark Hospital.