Orlando Pirates' preparations for their upcoming game has been disrupted by injuries.
Pirates are scheduled to host Golden Arrows at Orlando Stadium in their next league game next Tuesday and the club has confirmed that Thamsanqa Gabuza and Thabo Matlaba have joined the list of injured players.
“Head Coach Micho Sredejovic and his charges will be sweating over the readiness of Thamsanqa Gabuza and Thabo Matlaba ahead of the Absa Premiership clash against Golden Arrows next week.
“The duo is suffering from minor knocks picked up in the Telkom Knockout defeat to Polokwane City. Defender Matlaba is nursing an ankle sprain while Gabuza is receiving treatment for a thigh injury. Both players continue to undergo rehabilitation and will be assessed over the weekend to determine their availability for the league clash against Abafana Be’sthende on Tuesday,” Bucs confirmed on the club’s official website.
The Buccaneers also provided an update regarding injuries for Innocent Maela and Mthokozisi Dube.
“Meanwhile, defenders Mthokozisi Dube and Innocent Maele continue to receive treatment for their respective injuries. Both players will not be available for the clash next week as they work their way back to full fitness,” the club confirmed.