FIFA World Cup Player Dies in Car Accident

By Olamide Oyetunji - Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca has tragically passed away in a car accident on Monday.

He was on the verge of being unveiled as an AmaZulu player and was already in Durban after a loan agreement was struck with Sundowns.

The 33-year-old had agreed on a one-year loan with a further option of making the move permenant next season.

However, things have changed drastically with official sources confirming that he had succumed to severe injuries sustained during a crash in the early hours of this morning.

Ngcongca enjoyed a stunning career which led him to Belgium, where he turned out for KRC Genk, and France, where he served Troyes in Ligue 1 for a season, before returning to South Africa to join The Brazilians.

He also earned over 50 senior international caps with Bafana Bafana, including an appearance at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

We would like to convey our condolences to the family, friends and teammates of Ngcongca.

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