(Last Updated on April 14, 2023 by ZIMDAILY EDITOR)
ZVISHAVANE – In a sad development, Zimbabwe netball team player Sibekezelo Ncube has passed away after collapsing during a training session.
The tragic incident occurred during a training session with her team, the Platinum Queens, in Zvishavane. According to reports, Ncube suddenly collapsed and was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The news of Ncube’s sudden death has shocked and saddened the Zimbabwean netball community, with many players, coaches, and fans expressing their condolences and sharing memories of Ncube on social media. The talented player has represented her country at the international level and was highly regarded within the Zimbabwean netball community.
Ncube was known for her skill, determination, and positive attitude on and off the court. Her sudden passing has left a void in the Zimbabwean netball community, and her teammates and coaches have spoken of their devastation at the loss of such a promising young player.
Ncube’s sudden death is a tragic reminder of the risks and challenges faced by athletes, even at the highest level of competition. It also highlights the need for greater awareness and support for the physical and mental well-being of athletes, particularly in developing countries where resources may be limited.
The Zimbabwean netball community will continue to mourn the loss of Sibekezelo Ncube and remember her as a talented player, a kind and generous teammate, and a shining example of the best of Zimbabwean sport.