Anele Ngcongca: SA Floods Internet with Tributes to Late Footballer

Anele Ngcongca: SA Floods Internet with Tributes to Late Footballer

Marilynn Manuel
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:47 PM

- It was earlier reported that Mamelodi Sundown's Anele Ngcongca died in a car crash early on Monday morning, 23 November

- The footballer was said to have been travelling on a KwaZulu-Natal road when the accident happened

- Social media users have since been sharing hundreds of posts online about his untimely passing

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Earlier today reported that former Mamelodi Sundowns player, Anele Ngcongca, passed away following a horror car crash on a KwaZulu-Natal road in the early hours of Monday morning.

Locals have been left reeling by the news of his untimely death, which comes shortly after the death of his ex, Kwaito star Mshoza, who passed away in a Johannesburg hospital last week.

Many of them have taken to various social media apps to share their condolences as well as messages of support with the fallen soccer star. Read a few of their heartfelt tributes to Anele below.


"The passing away of this young talented man, Anele Ngcongca comes as a great shock. I’ve watched him play for our National team and saw dedication and love for country. For us who knew him know he wasn’t only a great footballer but a respectful & loving young man. May he RIP."

@Shes_fair said:

"His ex girlfriend (Mshoza) passed away last week and this morning it's him? Yhoo. Rest in peace Anele Ngcongca."

@Kabzaleften said:

"May your soul rest in peace Anele Ngcongca... Death be not proud. 2020 does wanna end easy."
Anele Ngcongca dies at age 33
Mzansi has shared tributes with fallen soccer star Anele Ncongca online. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

Earlier today reported that, as Mzansi continues to process the shocking news of Mshoza's untimely passing, her ex-boyfriend Anele Ngcongca was announced dead on Monday morning. This has led to many reactions over the news of the former lovers dying within just days of one another.

The year 2020 has left the world reeling as many untimely and unbelievable deaths have occurred. Mzansi was recently rocked by the death of Kwaito legend Mshoza and only days later, her ex, former Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca, followed.

Social media has been abuzz as distraught fans tried to make sense of it all. One taken aback Twitter user NDIMZIN said:

"WHAT A FREAK YEAR!! Rest in peace to Anele Ngcongca and Mshoza."

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