Ex South Africa World Cup star Ngcongca dies in car crash

Ex South Africa World Cup star Ngcongca dies in car crash

Anele Ngcongca, a former South Africa defender who played for the host team at the 2010 World Cup, has died in a car crash early Monday.

He dead at 33.

The South African government said Ngcongca died in the crash in the Kwazulu-Natal province. South African media reports said he was a passenger in the car and the driver, a woman, was in the hospital in critical condition. She was not identified.

Ngcongca played for South Africa from 2009-16. He made 53 appearances for Bafana Bafana and was a member of the team when South Africa hosted the 2010 World Cup.

Ex South Africa World Cup star Ngcongca dies in car crash - Tatahfonewsarena

Ngcongca’s current club, Mamelodi Sundowns, offered condolences to his family and friends. He also played for Belgian club Genk for nearly a decade from 2007-16, winning a league title and the Belgian Cup twice.

The football star was on loan at Kwazulu-Natal-based club AmaZulu at the time of his death.

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