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Ngcongca dies in accident

South Africa international defender Anele Ngcongca was killed in a car accident yesterday, his Premier Soccer League club AmaZulu has confirmed. Ngcongca, 33, was a member of South Africa squad at the 2010 World Cup and started the 2-1 victory over France, winning 53 caps over seven years in the national team. His last appearance was in 2016. He also spent nine seasons at Belgian side Genk, competing in the UEFA Champions League in five of those and making 279 appearances. The right back was named in the club’s Team of the Century in 2015 alongside Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. Ngcongca was a passenger in the vehicle as it lost control on a highway 50 kilometers north of Durban. The female driver is in a critical condition in hospital.




 

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