Support pours in for Neil Tovey

Neil Tovey
Neil Tovey and his daughter Miss SA finalist Jessica Tovey pictured last week  Picture: Moeletsi Mabe, The Times

Messages of support for South African soccer legend Neil Tovey continued to pour in on Monday morning.

The former Bafana Bafana captain and current South African Footbal Association (Safa) technical director was admitted to hospital after suffering a serious heart atttack during practice session in Durban.

Tovey‚ who affectionately known as “Mokoko” in the soccer fraternity‚ was reportedly in a critical condition.

According to reports on Monday morning‚ doctors are struggling to stabilise the soccer star.

In February 2015‚ Tovey suffered a triple attack and spent some time in ICU after having surgery to have a stent inserted.

While he continues to fight for his life‚ fans took to social media to wish him a speedy recovery.

Former public protector Thuli Modensela said: “We do wish Neil Tovey a speedy recovery.”

Actress Salamina Mosese said: “Strongs to #NeilTovey.”

“Prayers to Neil Tovey‚” said media personality Maps Maponyane.

Humanitarian Bubu Lango said: “#NeilTovey speedy recovery to Neil Tovey.”

Rasimati Solomon Mas quoted the Bible: “Get well Mr Neil Tovey. Our prayers are with you. The Lord will restore your health. Jeremiah 30v17.” – TMG Digital

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