SAFA’s Technical Director Neil Tovey has suffered a heart attack.

His brother Mark Tovey confirmed the incident adding the former Bafana Bafana captain was in critical condition and doctors were battling hard to stabilise him.

“He suffered a heart attack while training this afternoon (Sunday, 16 October 2016) and was rushed to hospital. We await the doctor’s report and the next few hours are going to be critical,” said Mark Tovey.

SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan said he was shocked to learn about the occurrence and wished the SAFA TD speed recovery.

“We trust he will pass through this challenge.”

Source: South African Football Association

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