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See Why Anele Ngcongca’s Funeral Was Postponed



This morning an official announcement came into the newsroom that the funeral of late AmaZulu defender Anele Ngcongca which was scheduled to hold on December 3 has been postponed. The new funeral date is now December 10.

The official announcement of the postponement was made known to the public by Anele’s family through her sister, Siyasanga Ngcongca in a series of tweets made via her Twitter handle.

The Tweets Read: We have to sadly postpone Anele Ngcongca Funeral as uMama is not well. She expressed that the funeral cannot continue without her. We made the decision that her health is important as a family and postponed the funeral.

The 33-year-old footballer lost his life in a tragic auto crash on the N2 freeway near Mtunzini on 23 November, while the driver of the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for medical attention.

During his career, Ngcongca played for French side Troyes AC, while also earning 50 caps for Bafana Bafana.

His former coach Gordon Igesund has described Anele’s death as a tragedy for the football fraternity.

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