Arthur Bartman was a retired South African goalkeeper who last played for Kaizer Chiefs in the Premier Soccer League.
On the 19th of March 2019, his former club Cape Town City FC announced on their Twitter account that he had passed away.
He previously played for Bay United, Free State Stars, Dynamos, Moroka Swallows, Supersport United, Bush Bucks, Maritzburg City, African Wanderers, Kaizer Chiefs, African Wanderers, Crystal Brains, Rebels FC, Royal Tigers, MBO Lions, Maritzburg United, and Real Taj.
He was working as a goalkeeper coach for Maritzburg United before his death in March 2019.
Arthur Bartman Age
He was born on the 26th of March 1972 in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He was 46 years old before his death.
Arthur Bartman Career
Bartman had a stellar and sustained journey-man playing career and represented more than 15 top clubs since making his debut for African Wanderers in the 1997/1998 season.
He retired in June 2013 while on the books of Chiefs after a successful stay that yielded two Telkom Knockout cups in successive seasons.
Chiefs boss Bobby Motaung promised to integrate Bartman into the Amakhosi youth development system as a goalkeeper coach after he hung up his gloves, but the plan was never realized.
He joined Maritzburg as a goalkeeper coach under Ernst Middendorp the following month and said at the time he was to enroll for his coaching badges while in the job.
Bartman was a veteran of nearly 20 seasons in the professional ranks and he counted, among others, Bush Bucks‚ Moroka Swallows‚ Dynamos‚ Bay United‚ Golden Arrows‚ SuperSport United and Maritzburg as his former employers.
Arthur Bartman Death
Former Kaizer Chiefs and Maritzburg United star Arthur Bartman has died
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Former Kaizer Chiefs keeper and Maritzburg United goalkeeper coach Arthur Bartman has died.
This was confirmed by his hometown club, Maritzburg‚ where he served with distinction as a player and coach.
“The club has learned 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.
Maritzburg did not clarify circumstances surrounding the death of the 46-year-old‚ who was born and raised in Pietermaritzburg. He was to celebrate his 47th birthday on March 26, 2019.
Arthur Bartman Profile
Full Name: Arthur Bartman
Date of Birth: 26th of March 1972
Date of Death: 19th of March 2019
Occupation: Football Coach