- Locals recently started dragging Masechaba Ndlovu on Twitter after she revealed Anele Nconcga's mother had tested positive for Covid-19
- Masechaba made the revelation after reports that the soccer star's funeral had been postponed due to his mother's illness
- Social media users quickly dragged Masechaba, many of them asking whether or not she had permission to disclose the information
Earlier this week it was reported that the funeral of late footballer Anele Ngconcga (who died in a car accident last month) was postponed. Reports cited that the postponement came after Ngconcga's mother fell ill.
The spokesperson for Minister Nathi Mthetwa, Masechaba Ndlovu subsequently took to Twitter to announce that the funeral was postponed after Ngconcga's mother tested positive for Covid-19.
In the tweet, she shared that neither the MEC nor Nathi Mthethwa would be visiting the family because of the results. She also wrote that the funeral would be moved to next week to accommodate the unfortunate circumstances.
Social media users and South African tweeps however felt that it may not have been her place to tell everyone that Ngconcga's mother had tested positive for the harrowing virus. Many of them headed to the comment section to share their thoughts.
Read a few of their comments below.
"Why are you disclosing confidential information? Was it necessary to disclose the amounts of money?"
"R100,000, R40,000. Do you really need to tell us this personal information? Hayi uBatyiwe wena @MasechabaNdlovu"
"Mina I'm gonna be honest with you Masechaba Khumalo... your tone is so rude, shame, very rude."
"You're so unprofessional WOW!!!! The issue was just around showing respect for Anele Ngcongca as a football player that contributed a lot in this country; all of which you've said was unnecessary."
Earlier this week Briefly.co.za reported that Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca passed away in the early hours of Monday morning, 23 November after being involved in a car crash in KwaZulu-Natal. Ngcongca was only 33 years old at the time of his death.
It is unclear whether or not Ngcongca had been travelling with passengers as further information surrounding his death has not yet been revealed to the public.
Meanwhile, taken-aback soccer fans and South Africans have headed to social media to share their thoughts on the soccer star's passing. Many of them also shared messages of support and condolences with his family.
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