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Early Boost For Chiefs In Striker Crisis?

Word reaching the Siya crew is that Kaizer Chiefs may have received an early boost in the midst of a striker crisis.

The club confirmed last week that Samir Nurkovic would miss at least six weeks of football following knee surgery, as reported by the Siya crew – news that came while another forward, Leonardo Castro, was away in Colombia.

Castro spent the last few months in his native country recovering from a glute tear and it was expected that he would return to SA at the end of September.

According to Siya sources at Naturena, the ex-Mamelodi Sundowns player has officially made his way back to the club and there’s an early indication that he could be able to feature in coach Stuart Baxter’s team sooner than initially thought.

Following his rehabilitation in Colombia, the 32-year-old was expected to also sit out the next six weeks as he was being eased back into action.

Although Chiefs have a crisis at the moment without a genuine No.9, it’s not likely that Castro will be rushed back.

The good news, however, is that it’s understood he is ahead of schedule and his time on the sidelines could be cut short, though there’s no official return date.

Amakhosi resume their DStv Premiership campaign on Saturday when they host ex-coach Gavin Hunt’s Chippa United at FNB Stadium – and Baxter will continue to rely on Khama Billiat, Lebo Manyama and maybe even out of favour forward, Lazarous Kambole.

But the Siya crew understands Castro looks set to make a quick recovery.   

Story by @superjourno

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