South African Footballer, Luyanda Ntshangase Dies After Getting Struck By Lightning


Luyanda Ntshangase, a 21-year-old South African footballer has died two months after getting struck by lighting during a friendly match in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Maritzburg United striker who had been in an induced coma since March 1st unfortunately passed away due the injuries he sustained during the incident.

In a Facebook post, Maritzburg United disclosed;

“We are extremely sad about the loss of Luyanda, an exciting young player with enormous potential. He had been nurtured by the club and brought through our ranks”

“On behalf of Maritzburg United Football club, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the Ntshangase family in their time of bereavement – our prayers and thoughts are with you,”






May his soul rest in peace.

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