SA Amused by Bonginkosi Ntuli’s Iconic Goal Video As Tributes Pour in: “Will Forever Be Legendary”

SA Amused by Bonginkosi Ntuli’s Iconic Goal Video As Tributes Pour in: “Will Forever Be Legendary”

  • South Africans are looking back at the controversial goal scored by AmaZulu FC forward Bonginkosi Ntuli
  • A video of the former Mamelodi Sundowns striker slyly getting a free kick surfaced after the news of his death
  • Social media users looked back at the hilarious moment as tributes poured in for the footballer

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Another celebrity has passed away in just the first week of November, leaving a sombre mood across the country, like the death of AmaZulu FC striker Bonginkosi Ntuli, who passed away on Sunday, 5 November.

AmaZulu striker Bonginkosi Ntuli getting his iconic penalty free kick during clash with Lamontville Golden Arrows.
South Africans remember Bonginkosi Ntuli for his hilarious freekick during a match with Lamontville Golden Arrows. Images: @DJNAVES, @hlubi_stone, @WWIL_M
Source: Twitter

But true to Mzansi style, there's always a way to turn lemons into lemonades, and that's what some people did when an old video of the footballer resurfaced.

Video of late Bonginkosi Ntuli's iconic penalty resurfaces

A clip of the footballer getting a free kick during a match with Golden Arrows after a handball that gets his team a goal resurfaced. After scoring, he gestures for the viewers to keep quiet about it.

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A Twitter user, @hlubi_stone, shared the video and captioned it:

"RIP Bonginkosi Ntuli. You will always be famous."

Check out the video of the iconic moment below:

Mzansi remembers Bonginkosi Ntuli for his hilarious handball video

The clip brought nostalgic memories for the striker, who passed away at the age of 32 after a short battle with cancer. Here are some of the tributes that came in:

@spopovxcc was amused:

"This will forever be legendary."

@Psyrus_10false9 remembered:

"The only man to outwit Gomes."

@james_morake wondered:

"Beyond belief referee and linesman missed this."

@LetsoaloBernard was entertained:

"Lol, I knew this was gonna pop up... legendary! RIP to Bonginkosi Ntuli

@VumaZuma guessed:

"I knew I would find this here."

@elTswanzoo commented:

"Long live man."

@Gweez88 weighed-in:

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"SA football is an embarrassment."

@Federationism said:

"Just Bonginkosi Ntuli things."

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Molebogeng Seemela (Entertainment Editor) Molebogeng Seemela is a journalist and a current affairs reporter for Briefly News (joined in 2023) with over 10 years of experience. She obtained her National Diploma in 2013, and Bachelor of Technology in 2014 at TUT, majoring in Editorial Management. Specialist Reporting: Print, Features and Reviews; Advanced Reporting; and Advanced Editing and Design for Print. She has been a freelance journalist for several years but cemented her place as a reporter with the SABC, and Cosmopolitan SA.

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