Register Login Scores

PSL

Bibo Starts Light Training

Orlando Pirates midfielder Thandani 'Bibo' Ntshumayelo has started light training and gym work, after being sidelined following a knock in Bucs’ 3-0 victory over Al Ahly.

Bucs beat the current CAF Champions League holders Al Ahly on their home soil 3-0, however Bibo was forced off the field due to an ankle injury he picked up.

Read: Bucs Thump Defending Champs

Bibo recovered in time to face SuperSport United in the quarter-finals of the MTN8, but sustained yet another knock in their penalty shoot-out victory over Matsatsantsa.

Bucs’ fitness trainer, Japhet Borges, told the Siya crew that Bibo is currently doing light training and spends time in the gym, in an attempt to fully recover within the next two weeks.

Borges told Soccer-Laduma, “Bibo is doing some light running, but he is in the gym a lot. He is pushing hard to get his fitness back. He should be ready to train with his teammates in about two weeks, if he keeps up this intensity.”

Bucs face a busy September month with Saturday’s CAF Champions League match, two Absa Premiership matches, against Polokwane City and Free State Stars, and Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN8 semi-finals.

“We have a busy time ahead, which also involves a lot of travelling. It’s not ideal circumstances, but we hope for the best,” added Borges

Video: Bucs’ last CAF Champions League clash  

By: Julian Bailey

Follow Julian on Twitter: @kwetsa_89

Rooi Back For Pirates

Ng’ambi: Pirates are Favourites

Manyisa, Mbuyane Boost For Pirates

41 comments

Top 5

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

8 Oct 26, 2020 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Breaking! Pitso Clinches Second Champions League Title

305 Nov 27, 2020 10:57 PM in Players Abroad

Worker Fired After Taking Pic With Maradona's Dead Body

15 Nov 27, 2020 09:34 AM in World News

Gould Signs With PSL Newbies

26 Nov 26, 2020 09:45 AM in Siyagobhoza

Breaking! Pitso Clinches Second Champions League Title

305 Nov 27, 2020 10:57 PM in Players Abroad

Insider Lifts Lid On Chiefs' Dax Drama

88 Nov 24, 2020 02:48 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Worker Fired After Taking Pic With Maradona's Dead Body

15 Nov 27, 2020 09:34 AM in World News

In Pictures: Pitso & Al Ahly Celebrate Record CAF CL Title

34 Nov 28, 2020 10:54 AM in Players Abroad

Maradona's Last Words On Messi & Ronaldo

5 Nov 27, 2020 08:36 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Agent: I’m Not Surprised By What He Did Against Chiefs

18 Nov 26, 2020 01:33 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Memela: Why I Left Pirates…

22 Nov 26, 2020 01:15 PM in Orlando Pirates