South African football is once again in mourning. Golden Arrows defender Nkanyiso Mngwengwe has passed away. Details of his death are not yet clear but it is reported that the footballer struggled to breathe on Monday morning and was rushed to the hospital.
Tributes from members of the soccer fraternity, teams, sponsors and fans poured in on Monday following confirmation of his death.
Official statement regarding the passing of our player, Nkanyiso ‘Sgora’ Mngwengwe. May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/emwrJipoFh
— Lamontville Golden Arrows FC (@goldenarrowsfc1) May 18, 2020
Former Golden Arrows captain Nkanyiso Mngwengwe has died:
The 30-year-old defender’s death has been confirmed by his club, who issued a statement on Monday morning. pic.twitter.com/WvKXN2lk90
— AbsaPremiership (@absa_premiershi) May 18, 2020
May his soul rest in peace 🙇🏾♂️. pic.twitter.com/XX6tteUlIV
— Orlando Pirates Fans | The Sea Robbers (@TheSeaRobbers) May 18, 2020
Another sad loss to the SA Football Family.
Sending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Nkanyiso Mngwengwe.
— TS Galaxy FC (@TSGALAXYFC) May 18, 2020
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