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Bucs' Injury Update, Two Stars Could Miss Season Start

Orlando Pirates Have Provided Their Injury Update

By Soccer Laduma - Jul 24, 2018 01:58 PM

Orlando Pirates have announced that two of the team's stars could miss the start of the new season, owing to their respective injuries. 

Read: Why Matlaba Has Still Not Made A Move From Bucs Despite Chippa Announcement 

With the Premier Soccer League releasing the schedule for the opening matches of the 2017/18 Absa Premiership season, it has been confirmed that Pirates will open their campaign with a home match against newly promoted Highlands Park. 

The Buccaneers have confirmed that they are likely to be without the duo of Thabo Qalinge and Thembinkosi Lorch for the match.

"Winger Thabo Qalinge looks set to miss the start of the Absa Premiership when Orlando Pirates host Highlands Park in the league opener at Orlando Stadium next week. The 26-year old suffered a muscle abductor strain in a friendly match against Stellenbosch FC at the weekend," confirmed Bucs on the club's official website.

"According to the Bucs medical team, ‘Section’ as he is affectionately known, is still experiencing some discomfort and as a result, he will continue working on his rehabilitation," added the club.

Read – Breaking: Pirates Part Ways With Mhlongo, New Club Confirmed 

"Meanwhile, Thembinkosi Lorch is also considered a doubtful starter against the Lions of the North. The 25-year old Lorch limped off the pitch in Pirates’ friendly match against Cape Town City, after sustaining a knock to the knee and has since been receiving treatment," confirmed the club.  


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Bucs-soldier Joined: 07 Sep 2017
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Bucs-soldier Jul 26, 2018 09:39 AM
Wish you guys a speedy recovery .We really need you
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Mtwesi Jul 25, 2018 02:33 PM
Qalinge always on the list mxm
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truganjaman Joined: 14 Jul 2017
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truganjaman Jul 25, 2018 08:48 AM
Eish Section di injury diya mo khawatha...:(
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Mamphiwa ka leina Jul 24, 2018 10:50 PM
Does that mean Kutumela is back? Since only two players are on injury list.
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LeCowhlohlo Jul 24, 2018 04:26 PM
@Vhivha ok, good news but that don't cancel what I told you.
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Vhivha Jul 24, 2018 04:02 PM
@LeCowhlohlo and my grandfather is a Bhakaniya
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tebogo@sundowns Jul 24, 2018 04:00 PM
no coweditor is section 10 not just section mxm aah you my cow
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LukzBucz Jul 24, 2018 03:46 PM
Geez..those are my ideal first choice wingers..speedy recovery to both of them
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LeCowhlohlo Jul 24, 2018 03:43 PM
@Vhivha 60 players you will find them inside your grandfather's kraal not at bucs ship.
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SowetoBOY Jul 24, 2018 03:41 PM
No problem we have are covered with Mahachi and Pule now speedy recovery to them.
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LeCowhlohlo Jul 24, 2018 03:39 PM
@wash & wear how are you numskull?
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LeCowhlohlo Jul 24, 2018 03:37 PM
You can't hear something like injury at dunu until the season come to an end. Oh yah, siyafa ngala mainjury damn.
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Schakos Jul 24, 2018 02:56 PM
There are too many fish in the sea
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thato357 Jul 24, 2018 02:37 PM
We will miss them
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Bugs for life Joined: 26 May 2018
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Bugs for life Jul 24, 2018 02:31 PM
This Qalinge guy he seems to b an injury prone, since he arrived at the mighty bucs he's forever injured,I just wish him a speedy recovery though,get well soon boys we need u big time.
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Bongz4bucs.. Jul 24, 2018 02:25 PM
It's Mulenga Shonga n Memela time.... We still got Pule Mahachi
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juju banned lwandle hater Jul 24, 2018 02:24 PM
@wash & wear kkkkkkk wena you are beyond repair 'mr star himself'. speedy recovery boys
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Ruud-Krol(mugabel) Jul 24, 2018 02:21 PM
It worries me that good players are always injured but goats and buffalos like Memela and Gabuza are never injured.
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wash & wear Jul 24, 2018 02:17 PM
cowditor you are abusing the word star, calling buffolas like qalinge n lorch stars its an insult to mr star himself........xilo xaku nandzhika
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discover Jul 24, 2018 02:15 PM
yhoo qalinge futhi

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