Inside Anele Ngcongca’s Sour Relationship With Wife Linda Racaza Before His Tragic Death

The death of former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca and his ex-girlfriend Mshoza, days apart from each other, came as a huge shock for their fans. Their deaths and the circumstances surrounding them have left fans divided in their opinions of what the like causes may be. Anele Ngcongca was born on the 21st of October 1987 and died on the 23rd of November 2020 at 33. Before his death, he had played for several South African football sides, including Aces United, MC Fortune, Genk Troyes, and Mamelodi Sundowns.

He was signed by AmaZulu F.C. in the South Africa Premier Soccer League (PSL) but was about to be unveiled by the club before he lost his life on that fateful day. Anele Ngcongca also played for the South African national team from 2009 to 2016 and had quite a successful football career. However, his private life faced many challenges in the last few years of his life, majorly resulting from the whole drama arising from infidelity in his marriage to divorcing his wife, Linda Racaza. When he died, some of his fans believed that depression was the cause even though he died in an accident in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Anele Ngcongca and Linda Racaza Met in High School

If you wonder why it was difficult for Linda Racaza to move on with her life after her separation from her erstwhile sweetheart, Anele Ngcongca, the answer is a simple one. The duo met and fell in love in high school and sustained their relationship even when they left high school. There is no record of the couple getting married, but the relationship that started in high school lasted almost ten years before it was torn apart due to infidelity.

While it lasted, Anele Ngcongca and Linda Racaza looked like a perfect couple, and together they had a child – a daughter named Siposethu Ngcongca, born on September 20, 2010. Unfortunately, in 2018, Ngcongca accused Linda of infidelity when he alleged that his partner was gracing another man’s bed in South Africa while he was in Belgium playing football. And although he loved Linda and their child so much, cheating was something he couldn’t condone.

Things continued to deteriorate between the pair as Ngcongca tried to stay in the relationship only because he had built his life around Linda. Over time, he couldn’t take it any longer and opted to be separated from his high school sweetheart. Anele Ngcongca abandoned his almost a decade-old relationship and moved on with a new girlfriend – singer and Kwaito star, Nomasonto Maswanganyi, popularly known by her stage name Mshoza.

He Moved On With Kwaito Singer, Mshoza

After his separation from Linda, Anele moved on with Kwaito star, Mshoza, who was previously married to other men, including Jacob Mnisi and Thuthukani Mvula. They revealed they were dating in an interview with Drum in 2018, where Ngcongca claimed he was happy with Mshoza because she gave him what he lacked in his marriage. According to him, Linda lacked the love and respect he got from Mshoza.

The couple moved into a house that was just two-meters away from Linda Racaza’s house. However, according to the Kwaito singer, it was not her choice to move into a house close to Linda; rather, it was Ngcongca’s decision. To prove that the decision was a bad one, the two ladies soon got into a public altercation.

Linda Racaza and Mshoza Got Into a Public Fight

In less than three months into his new relationship, Anele Ngcongca got more than he bargained for as his baby mama, Linda Racaza, and girlfriend, Mshoza, were already at each other’s throats – literally. On the said day, the late footballer was with Mshoza at a petrol station near Greenstone Shopping Centre when Linda drove in and accosted her rival. This led to a public fight as Anele tried to separate both women from each other. In no time, both parties were behind bars and had to bail themselves.

Mshoza, who was pregnant at the time of the alleged assault, was initially unwilling to open up about the quarrel and even denied its occurrence. Still, after Linda told her own story of what transpired, she finally decided to open up. She said he has been married twice and never had to fight over a man, and to her, quarreling with Linda was a huge shame. She also stated that it was Linda Racaza who started the quarrel.

Mshoza Ended Her Affair With Anele Ngcongca After Suffering A Miscarriage

At the time of the fight, it was revealed that Mshoza was pregnant with Anele’s child. However, she would later lose the baby and quickly blame the stress she faced in the relationship. The situation prompted her to change her mind regarding the relationship with Anele Ngcongca.

Mshoza believed that Linda Racaza and the stress she was piling on her relationship with the late Mamelodi Sundowns star was responsible for her miscarriage. So she had to break up with Ngcongca in a bid to protect her own life. She also revealed that one of the reasons she ended her relationship with Anele was because she felt it may have been a rebound as she figured she still loved her former husband.

Anele Ngcongca and Mshoza Died Days Apart

Anele Ngcongca
Anele Ngcongca’s mangled car at the crash site

A little over one year after their breakup, Mshoza and her ex-boyfriend, Anele Ngcongca, met their untimely deaths. While the former died through complications from diabetes in a hospital in Johannesburg on November 18, 2020, the latter died in an auto crash in KwaZulu-Natal, five days later, on November 23, 2020. Before their deaths, Ngcongca made efforts to get back with the Kwaito singer, who he said he was so much in love with, but sadly his efforts were unsuccessful.

READ
Learn The Magic Of How To Talk To Girls Without Running Out Of What To Say
READ
Top 10 Newspapers And Other Great News Sources In Botswana

His death came as a huge shock to his fans, family, and estranged partner, Linda Racaza. Nobody was expecting such news, especially since he was not sick. While some said his death was simply a result of the accident, others believe he was depressed from the news of his ex-girlfriend’s death and drove absent-mindedly. Some believe that his ex-girlfriend should not be mentioned as the reason for his death since they were no longer in a relationship at the time.

Was this article helpful?
Romeo Ndlovu
Romeo Ndlovu
Romeo's secret talent is taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary content. At work, he is thinking about how best to provide the most unique, original content that provides utmost satisfaction to the user. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favorite pastimes
data-matched-content-rows-num="2" data-matched-content-columns-num="4" data-matched-content-ui-type="image_stacked" data-ad-format="autorelaxed">

Recommended

How to Login to Showmax, Link to Your TV or Activate it on DStv Premium

With the variety of amazing South African TV series, movies, and other entertainment channels available on the platform, there are many reasons to subscribe...

Exploring Nomcebo Zikode’s Biography and Age Milestones

Before now, the name of Nomcebo Zikode may not ring any bell even in some parts of South Africa. However, thanks to her involvement...

Dissecting Yolanda Mvelase’s Age and The Love Story That Made Her Kwesta’s Wife

Everyone loves to hear a good love story, especially, one with a happy ending which seems to be the case for -year-old Yolanda Mvelase...

Sordid Details Of Thabile Dube’s Time as Benjamin Dube’s Wife

Thabile Dube is a beautiful, vibrant, and hard-working woman who is best considered the Dube ministry's first lady. She used to be a huge...

Revelations About Busiswa’s Child, Baby Daddy and Physical Abuse Scandal

In 2019, Busiswa Gqulu, and her baby daddy, Katlego Mlangeni, were in the news but not for a good reason. There were stories about...

Featured Today

A Full Look At Nomcebo Zikode’s New Songs and Musical Career So Far

Nomcebo Zikode is one South African musician who has held the world spellbound with her strong musical sense, especially in the viral song Jerusalama,...

These Facts Will Tell You All About TV Personality Rorisang Thandekiso

Rorisang Thandekiso is a disciplined, smart, and beautiful young woman whose life story is a huge inspiration to youths. Despite starting off as a...

Zandile Msutwana’s Real Age and Her Affair With Another Woman’s Husband

Zandile Msutwana is no stranger to anyone who has been following the South African movie industry. The actress rose to fame in the second...

How to Sign Up to Showmax Subscription Packages, Their Prices and How To Cancel

Showmax is a video-on-demand streaming service that allows subscribers to have access to a wide range of TV series, movies, kids' shows, and documentaries...

Revelations About Edwin Sodi’s Birthplace, Biography and Early Influences

Edwin Sodi is one of the many South African millionaires who need no form of introduction as not only has his wealth put him...
Was this article helpful?

Related Stories