Rugby commentator Kaunda Ntunja has died

South African Rugby commentator Kaunda Ntunja has died

Broadcaster and South African rugby commentator Kaunda Ntunja has died.

His sister Tando Ntunja has taken to social media and confirmed her brother’s demise, and make matters worse, the Ntunja family had just buried their father recently, may this family find comfort.

The SuperSport tv host and contributor was just 38 years old.

Kaunda was tweeting as recently as July 15th, death is really lurking around us now.

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The late Ntunja was considered one of the most popular commentators in South African rugby and was a household name through his work as the anchor on SuperSport’s Xhosa commentary team. Rugby xhosa commentary will never be the same again.

Below is the statement from Kaunda Ntunja’s sister Tando.

Below are a few things you need to know about the late Kaunda Ntunja;

Kaunda Ntunja's Rugby Career
Kaunda Ntunja during his Rugby playing days
  • As a player – he played flank – Ntunja captained the SA Schools side in 2000 and was a part of the Free State Cheetahs side that won the Currie Cup in 2005.
  • Kaunda Ntunja was a Multi award winning rugby broadcaster, multi award winning sports promos director and Hollywoodbets Brand Ambassador.
Kaunda Ntunja with his wife Aviwe and their daughter
From Left to Right: The late Kaunda Ntunja with his wife Aviwe and their daughter

Kaunda Ntunja’s wife Aviwe has also taken to Twitter where she bid farewell to him and as well thanked him for loving her, she wrote;

“I carry your heart with me my love”. Thank you for loving us unconditionally. Many knew @kaundantunja the man, but I was granted the privilege of knowing you as Kaunda, my soulmate, for the last 10 years. Rest my angel, you have left your mark in the hearts and minds of many.

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