Soccer

Ex-Zim star injured in crash

2012-12-16 15:53
Peter Ndlovu (AFP)

Harare - Former Birmingham, Coventry and Sheffield United striker Peter Ndlovu is in a critical condition in a hospital in Zimbabwe after a car accident that killed his older brother Adam and a female passenger.

Peter Ndlovu, Zimbabwe's most capped player and record goalscorer, was taken to the hospital in his home city of Bulawayo after the crash near Victoria Falls.

Adam Ndlovu, who was also a former Zimbabwe international and was driving the car, died after Sunday's accident along with the unidentified female.

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said he was "deeply saddened at the passing on of a soccer legend, Adam Ndlovu" in what he called "a horror crash."

Details of Peter's injuries were not immediately known.

The 39-year-old Peter played for Coventry, Birmingham and Sheffield United.

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