LONDON, England, December 16- Zimbabwe’s most famous import and former Coventry star Peter Ndlovu is in a critical condition in hospital after a horror car crash which claimed the life of his brother.
Ndlovu, who also played for Birmingham, Sheffield United and Huddersfield during a 13-year career in England, is in a coma after his sports car crashed in Zimbabwe.
Adam Ndlovu, also a former footballer who played for Zimbabwe, died in the incident near Victoria Falls.
Coventry wrote on Twitter: ‘All our thoughts and wishes go out to former Sky Blue Peter Ndlovu and his family. Keep strong Nuddy.’
A tweet from the Blades read: ‘Our thoughts are with former player Peter Ndlovu, who has been critically injured in a car accident in his native Zimbabwe.’
Former Birmingham co-owner David Gold tweeted: ‘Peter Ndlovu is one of the nicest footballers I ever met. We are all thinking of you Peter, get well soon.’
Former Coventry team-mate Darren Huckerby wrote: ‘Terrible news about Peter Ndlovu and his brother, hope he pulls through.’
Mick Quinn added: ‘Sad news about my former team-mate Peter Ndlovu involved in a car crash. He is in a coma, sadly brother Adam dead, thoughts and prayers to them.’
Peter has been working as a coach for the Zimbabwe Young Warriors Under 23 team.