Kaizer Chiefs boss, Stuart Baxter, confirmed that striker Katlego Mphela will need an operation after breaking a bone in his foot.
The 29-year-old looked to have injured himself when he scored Chiefs' third goal against Platinum Stars on Sunday.
And Soccer Laduma had earlier reported that the striker has not travelled with the squad for their clash Dikwena at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium and the Chiefs' boss Mphela will need an operation to fix the injury, while new signing Phakamani Mngadi has sustained a cut under his foot.
"Katlego 'Killer’ Mphela has broken his 5th bone in the foot and will need an operation to have it fixed. Mngadi has a cut under the foot," Baxter told the club's official website.
Baxter also confirmed that Bernard Parker and Matthew Rusike have resumed full training, whiel Siyabong Nkosi will be out for 10-15 days with a hip injury.
"We have Parker and Rusike back in full training. ‘Shabba’ clocked up some vital minutes in our last game after weeks of absence due to injury. Karuru has his papers sorted now and he is available for selection. Nkosi has hurt his hip flexor muscle and will be out for 10-14 days." he added.