The Zimbabwe football fraternity woke up to the shocking news that one of their most loved football sons, Adam Ndlovu, had died in a car accident.Legendary former Highlanders and Zimbabwe national team striker Adam Ndlovu has died in a horrific car crash while his brother, Peter Ndlovu is said to be fighting for his life in hospital.Legendary Ndlovu brothers, Adam, Madinda and Peter Ndlovu
According to initial reports Adam was a passage hiledriving Peter’s was on a driving seat of his BMW X5 vehicle when it burst a tyre and veered off the road early Sunday morning.
Ezra Tshisa Sibanda, a friend of the Ndlovu brothers, said “Peter is saying he slept from tiredness. The car veered off the road, uprooted one tree and was stopped by a second. It’s a miracle anyone survived.”
A yet to be identified woman travelling with the two also died in the crash. Adam, the Chicken Inn coach and Peter, coach of the Zimbabwe Under-23 team, are reported to have travelled to Victoria Falls for a friendly match featuring a collection of Highlanders Legends and a local team.
As fate would have it, the other Bosso legends had travelled by bus while the Ndlovu brothers opted to use private transport. Chicken Inn FC secretary-general Tavengwa Hara has already confirmed the death of their coach.