Luyanda Ntshangase

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Luyanda Ntshangase
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-01-25)25 January 1997
Place of birth Imbali, South Africa[1]
Date of death 4 May 2018(2018-05-04) (aged 21)
Place of death South Africa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–2016 KZN Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Maritzburg United 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Luyanda Ntshangase (25 January 1997 – 4 May 2018) was a South African footballer who played in the South African Premier Division for Maritzburg United.

Death[edit]

During a friendly game on 1 May 2018, Ntshangase was struck by lightning, suffering burns to his chest. Despite being taken to hospital and placed in an induced coma, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on 4 May 2018.[2][3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Maritzburg United 2016–17 ABSA Premiership 2 0 1[a] 0 0 0 3 0
2017–18 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
Notes
  1. ^ Appearances in the Telkom Knockout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA U20 call-up for United star". News 24. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Luyanda Ntshangase: South African footballer dies after lightning strike". BBC News. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  3. ^ "South African footballer Luyanda Ntshangase dies after lightning strike". Sky Sports News. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2018.

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