During a recent Carling Knockout game, TS Galaxy soccer star Bernard Parker was injured. The incident occurred when his opponent, Bongani Zungu, tackled him dangerously. This tackle was so severe that it was described as a potential “career-ending” move. The game ended in a 2-2 draw, but TS Galaxy FC won on penalties. However, the main topic of discussion among soccer fans was not the result of the match, but Zungu’s dangerous tackle on Parker. Bernard Parker’s wife prays ahead of her husband’s surgery. This comes after the star was tackled by Bongani Zungu.

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Following the incident, Wendy Parker, Bernard’s wife, took to Instagram to share a heartfelt prayer for her husband’s recovery. In her post, she asked God to bless the hands of those who would be operating on Bernard and prayed for his successful surgery and full recovery. She quoted Isaiah 41:10 in her prayer: “Do not be afraid, for I am with you; do not give up.” She ended her post with a touching message to her husband: “Here it is again, me and you till the end of time.”

Details about Bernard Parker’s Injury

Bernard Parker was rushed to the hospital following the incident. Reports suggest that he broke two bones. His attacker, Bongani Zungu, has not yet apologized or accepted his part in the accident.

Coach Sead Ramovic’s Statement

Sead Ramovic, the 37-year-old coach of Bernard Parker, expressed his belief that a Sundowns coach would soon apologize for the incident. He stated that Zungu did not tackle Parker intentionally and that such incidents are part of football. He praised Parker for his mental strength and positive attitude and assured that they would support him in his recovery.

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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