Tuesday Oct 10, 2017. 09:30
Media reports in Zambia suggest that Zambian national striker Alex Ng’onga's mother was attacked by thugs on Saturday night.
It is reported that the attacks came after the Chipolopolo striker missed an opportunity to score when they faced Nigeria in Uyo.
According to the Lusaka Times website, police have confirmed launching investigations into the matter where the family home of the Power Dynamos striker was attacked.
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Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga said a case of malicious damage to property was reported to Chimwemwe Police Post by Ng’onga’s mother, Charity Sakanya.
Katanga said unknown people in a white Toyota Land Cruiser threw stones at the house.
They also insulted her because her son failed to score as Zambia lost 1-0 to Nigeria on Saturday.
“A case of malicious damage to property was reported to Chimwemwe Police Post by Madam Charity Sakanya mother to Mr Alex Ngonga a national team player where unknown people in a white Toyota land cruiser threw stones at her house and insulted her because her son failed to score for the national team,” Katanga said.
“The incident was reported at around 19:45 hours. The value of the two damaged roofing sheets is yet to be established but investigations have been launched and no arrests have been made so far.”