Anele Ngcongca, South African player dies in auto crash

Ross Houston
November 23, 2020

Wrote Safa from the Bafana Bafana twitter account: "Our condolences on the untimely passing away of former Bafana Bafana defender Anele Ngcongca, who died in a auto accident this morning".

"At 05:00, a vehicle with two occupants lost control and overturned on the N2 freeway near Mtunzini".

Anele Ngcongca for Mamelodi Sundowns
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"On arrival of IPSS advanced life support paramedics, they found an adult male lying approximately 30m from the wrecked vehicle. A 33-year-old man was declared dead at the scene", he said.

A female passenger, reportedly involved in the same crash, is in a critical condition in a Richards Bay hospital.


Ngcongca made 53 appearances for the South African senior national team after making his debut in 2009.

"This 2020 has been a awful year; economically, socially and we have lost many of our beloved ones", said South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan.


Di news of Anele dey come some days afta di death of ex-girlfriend, Mshoza.

Other PSL clubs also paid tribute to Ngcongca, who was born in Cape Town but moved to Belgium to play for Genk for almost 10 years before returning to South Africa to feature for Mamelodi Sundowns.


"The League is shocked and saddened by these news", the PSL said. Mamelodi Sundowns na di first professional team wey im don play for inside South Africa.

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