Tragedy for Ndlovu


The 21-year-old's girlfriend entered the dressing room after Ndlovu has scored in a 4-1 victory over Hapoel Acre to deliver the news to him that his father had passed away after a heart-attack.   He received immediate support from his teammates, who gathered round to hug him and now faces the difficult task of burying his Mozambican father.   "He is coming back to South Africa and will then go on to bury his father in Mozambique," Ndlovu's agent Walter Mokoena says. "His father was from Mozambique and his mother South African. He will then go back to Israel to continue his season there with them. Of course it is very sad for him and a difficult time for his family."   Ndlovu has been a hit in Israel since joining Yehuda at the start of the season and has already been tipped for a move to one of the bigger clubs in Israel.   After being released by Mamelodi Sundowns and Bloemfontein Celtic, the latter at the end of last season, the Amaglug-glug forward has found the transition to Israel fairly comfortable.   Saturday's goal, scored in tragic circumstances, was his second of the season, but he has mostly been used out in wide positions by coach Yossi Abukasis.   The 21-year-old came through the ranks at Platinum Stars' junior set-up, but never made a first-team appearance before moving on to Sundowns.   He also failed to break through at The Brazilians, but made his PSL debut for Celtic last season, though he was limited to four starts only.