South African defender Nthutuko Radebe dies in car crash

Radebe has been playing at Belgian side KAS Eupen 

By: Danito Nsubuga 

Belgian club KAS Eupen has confirmed the tragic death of their South African player Nthuthuko Radebe. He died at a very young age of 23 after being involved in an accident in his homeland.

He was a graduate of the Aspire academy in Qatar and he joined KAS Eupen in 2012, he helped them to gain promotion to the Belgium Jupiler league for the 2016/17 season. Nthuthuko also played for the South African U17 team and he also took part in the Olympic Games that were held in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

The club statement about his death read,

“The team‚ the staff‚ supervisors‚ all employees and supporters of KAS Eupen lost a good friend”.

“His kindness‚ his company‚ his lloyalty‚ his commitment and good humour have earned him great respect. Ntuthuko Radebe will forever remain a family member of KAS Eupen”.


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