It was a sad day for football as the former South African footballer Anele Ngcongca lost his life in a ghastly car accident last Monday. This unfortunate news was revealed by the South African’s IPSS Medical Rescue Service. According to the statement released via their website, the agency reacted quickly to the report of a single-vehicle rollover on the N2 highway close to Mtunzini.
33-year-old Ngcongca recently lost his life in a road accident along the N2 highway
They found an adult male lying lifeless on the ground upon arrival at the scene of the accident. The body was found by the paramedics 30 meters from the wrecked vehicle.
From the IPSS report, a female driver was also found trapped in the wrecked vehicle, inflicted with serious injuries. Luckily for her, she received help in time and is currently at the hospital receiving medical treatment.
The South African footballer was on loan to AmaZulu before his untimely death
>>> Still on footballers' road accident: EX-Barcelona star Samuel Eto’o involved in auto crash
Before his death, the 33-year-old Ngcongca was recently transferred on loan to AmaZulu from Mamelodi Sundowns, both of which are clubs playing in the first division of the South African Premier Soccer league.
The two clubs have extended their condolences to the family, friends and fans of the deceased, who have been touched by this death and while he was alive for his exceptional personality on and off the field.
The lifeless body of Ngcongca was found 30 meters away from his wrecked car
Ngcongca was part of the Mamelodi Sundowns team that won the domestic treble last season. He also had over 50 appearances for the South African senior national team, including his participation at the 2020 World Cup hosted by his home country. The KRC Genk, a Belgian clubside, where he appeared for 279 times, also sent in their tribute prior to this death.
Danny Jordaan, who happens to be the president of the South African Football Association, said the country has lost many of their beloved ones in 2020. According to him, the death of Ngcongca has perfectly described how the year has been economically and socially for the country.