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Soccer player Found Alive after Being Presumed Dead in 2016 Car Crash
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Soccer player Found Alive after Being Presumed Dead in 2016 Car Crash

Former soccer player, Hiannick Kamba who was believed to have died in a car accident in 2016, was found alive. Wife of the former youth soccer star in 2016 allegedly said he’d died in a car accident, she provided a death certificate and announced a funeral for him at the time. The Congolese athlete who had played professional soccer in Germany has emerged alive and well. Kamba’s ex-wife, allegedly received a life insurance policy payout in the neighborhood of six figures, and is now being investigated for insurance fraud. German prosecutor Anette Milk confirmed to PEOPLE that Hiannick Kamba, 33, is not dead. “Mr. Kamba has recently returned to Germany,” Milk explains via email. “There are no reasonable doubts about his identity.” Milk adds that “an investigation into ...
My Sexuality has Robbed me of my Career-Football Player, Phuti Lekoloane Opens Up
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My Sexuality has Robbed me of my Career-Football Player, Phuti Lekoloane Opens Up

South Africa's first openly gay football player, Phuti Lekoloane has opened up on the challenges he has faced since going public with his sexuality. In an interview with Times Live, the 28-year-old football player who publicly came out in 2015 said he won't advise any soccer player to come out because of the stereotypes attached to the LGBTQ+ community. Phuti also recounted being rejected by a team in the national first division because of his sexual orientation. He said; “I risked everything to live my truth, but I wouldn’t advise anyone to come out now because of the stereotype. There is a lot at stake. “If you come out, you have a lot to lose. I have lost everything that I have dreamed of. “I wanted to play in the (national first division), but if teams in this lea...