Former Coventry, Birmingham, Sheffield United and Zimbabwe winger Peter Ndlovu is said to be in recovery at Mater dei hospital after being seriously injured in a car crash that claimed his brother Adam.
The accident, in Victoria Falls also claimed a female passenger who was also travelling with them it has been alleged.
Ndlovu, 39, is assistant coach of the Zimbabwean national side, for whom he made 100 appearances, and head coach of the national under-23 team.
Medical Staff at Mater Dei have said that Peter is now out of danger and talking. However, his injuries remain serious though he is stable at present.
Peter sustained internal injuries, head injuries, broken ribs and a broken leg.
Ndlovu’s condition was monitored through the morning and he was subsequently moved from Victoria Falls hospital to Mater dei in Bulawayo as there were concerns about the facilities in Victoria falls.
Meanwhile Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai sent out his condolences to the Ndlovu’s.
“Adam and Peter were part of our national football Dream Team in the 1990s and have continued to impart their skills to other young Zimbabwean footballers,” Tsvangirai said.