As earlier reported by Ngcongca was on the verge of being unveiled as an AmaZulu player and was already in Durban after a loan agreement was struck with Sundowns.
The 33-year-old had agreed on a one-year loan with a further option of making the move permanent next season.
However, official sources have confirmed that Ngcongca has succumbed to severe injuries sustained during a crash in the early hours of this morning.
“At 05:00 this morning, a vehicle with two occupants lost control and overturned on the N2 freeway near Mtunzini,” revealed SAPS Brigadier Jay Naicker.
“A 33-year-old man was declared dead at the scene. The driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for medical attention.
“The circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation. A case of culpable homicide has been opened for investigation by Mtunzini SAPS.”
Ngcongca enjoyed a stunning career which led him to Belgium, where he turned out for KRC Genk, and France, where he served Troyes in Ligue 1 for a season, before returning to South Africa to join The Brazilians.
He also earned over 50 senior international caps with Bafana Bafana, including an appearance at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
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