16 December 2012

Zimbabwe: Adam Ndlovu Dies, Peter Battling for Life

SOCCER legend Adam Ndlovu this morning died in horror car crash in Victoria Falls, while young brother, the legendary Peter Ndlovu, is battling for his life in Hospital.

The brothers were involved in an accident while travelling to the resort town where they were going for a friendly soccer match pitting the Highlanders Legends and a Victoria Falls team.

An unidentified woman who was traveling with the Ndlovu brothers also perished.

Adam was on the wheels when the BMW X5 owned by Peter burst a tyre, veered off the road, hit several trees and rolled.

Adam and Peter were part of coach Reinhard Fabisch's Dream Team in the 1990s.

At the time of his death he was the coach PSL side Chicken Inn.

Meanwhile condolence messages have started to pour in.

Sports and Culture Minister David Coltart on twitter said: "I am very sorry to hear of the death of Adam Ndlovu and the injury of Peter Ndlovu. Condolences to the family and I wish Peter a speedy recovery."

Adam's close friends, Nhlanhla Dube, a spokesman for the MDC said: "My first phone call today delivered shattering news, horrible, horrible news that my friend and member of the big Highlanders family Adam Ndlovu is no more and that his younger brother Peter is in critical state."

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