Amazulu’s Ntuli Bongi has died at the age of 32. The striker died after battling with metastatized cancer at the Midlands Medical Centre Private Hospital.
On Sunday, 5th of November, the football club confirmed his death with a statement.
“It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you of the untimely passing of our beloved centre forward and loyal servant, Bonginkosi Ntuli.
“Ntuli was very recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer which metastasized and ultimately led to his death at the Midlands Medical Centre Private Hospital in Pietermartizburg this afternoon,” read the statement.
This devastating news came as a shock to many as the footballer just wedded his wife Sinenjabulo “Sne” Zungu five months ago. Since the announcement, Ntuli’s industry friends, family, and fans have sent their condolences to the family.
“We honestly lost one. Condolences to the Ntuli family and Amazulu FC .Our prayers are with you in this difficult time,” Teko Modise wrote.
“Sending heartfelt condolences to the Ntuli a family as well as @amazulu_fc for the loss of Bongi Ntuli. May the Lord strengthen you during this tough time,” singer Dumi Mkokstad wrote.
“Angikaze ngiphethe kabi kanje, Mdeva!? Yoooh. Kodwa ngo Sine,” wrote Nelisiwe Sibiya wrote.