SuperSport wrote on Twitter: "SuperSport sadly mourns the passing away of leading rugby commentator & presenter Kaunda Ntunja. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Lala Ngoxolo, Zizi 💙 "
Kaunda Ntunja was known as a leading presenter across the TV network and was said to have died at the age of 38 after being infected with the dreaded Coronavirus. Ntunja was considered one of the most animated and popular commentators in South African rugby and was a household name through his work as the anchor on SuperSport's Xhosa commentary team. As a player - he played flank - Ntunja captained the SA Schools side in 2000 and was a part of the Free State Cheetahs side that won the Currie Cup in 2005.
"It is with deep sadness I confirm the passing of our beloved brother Kaunda Ntunja, earlier today in East London, Eastern Cape. As you can imagine, we still trying to make sense of this tragic news and we ask for your love, care and discretion as we prepare to lay my big brother to rest." His sister Tando Ntunja wrote on Facebook.
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