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Anele Ngcongca’s charm even left journalists speechless

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A tribute to a true gentleman of the game, who could literally smile his way out of an interview.


27 Nov 2020
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Anele Ngcongca’s charm even left journalists speechless

Anele Ngcongca's charming personality always shone through. Pic: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images

When Mamelodi Sundowns invite journalists for a media day at their base in Chloorkop, we are often allowed to pick and choose which players to interview and more often than not, players shy away from talking to the media. READ MORE: Mngqithi describes Anele as a ‘special child of the soil’ We then have to soften them up with gentle persuasion, until they agree to field some tough questions from the media. I remember one time where everyone wanted to speak to Anele Ngcongca, but he had already gone for a shower after training, and so we waited while interviewing...

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