Reigning Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions Mamelodi Sundowns paid tribute to their former right-back Anele Ngcongca, who died aged 33 on Monday.
Ngcongca was involved in a car crash in the early hours of Monday morning on the KwaZulu-Natal’s N2. He had recently signed for Durban-based club AmaZulu. Wrote Sundowns from their official Twitter account:
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The President, Dr Patrice Motsepe, the Board of Directors, Technical Team, Players, Management, Staff, Supporters of Mamelodi Sundowns FC and the entire Masandawana Family express their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Anele Ngcongca who passed away today.
The League is shocked and saddened by these news.
Other PSL clubs also paid tribute to Ngcongca, who was born in Cape Town but moved to Belgium to play for Genk for nearly 10 years before returning to South Africa to feature for Mamelodi Sundowns.