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South African Footballer Dies After Being Struck by Lightning

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A South African footballer has died two months after being struck by lightning during a match.

Maritzburg United striker Luyanda Ntshangase was in an induced coma after being injured in a friendly on March 1.

The 21-year-old's death was revealed in a statement on Facebook by the club, sayingthe team was in mourning.

Maritzburg United play in South Africa's Premier League and are currently fourth in the table. They have also reached the South African domestic cup final on May 19.

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