Orlando Pirates have been hit with somewhat of an injury crisis, particularly where the club’s strikers are concerned, however, the club’s hospital ward is looking much better ahead of their trip to Gqeberha.
Pirates have faired well in their last few games, winning three of their last four matches despite not playing with a recognized striker.
After coach Josef Zinnbauer revealed his satisfaction that the club are hopeful of a return of four stars, the club have now issued a full medical update on their official website.
“Two more players are on the mend and are expected back in full training in the coming days.
Thembinkosi Lorch, who limped off during the Nedbank Cup victory over Maritzburg United after a left adductor strain, is expected to partially resume training later in the week. At the same time, Terrence Dzvukamanja is scheduled to return to full training next week, as he also continues to undergo rehabilitation from an ankle injury.
Meanwhile, Orlandopiratesfc.com can confirm that striker Zakhele Lepasa continues with rehabilitation on his ankle injury, having been out of action since December, and is also nearing a return.
The Medical team has also reported an injury to midfielder Nkanyiso Zungu, who has suffered a right forearm contusion,” the statement read.
Pirates next take on Chippa United in Gqeberha on Saturday.