Orlando Pirates have confirmed that defender Justice Chabalala could miss the team’s upcoming game against Cape Town City on Tuesday.
The centre-back, who picked up the Man of the Match award in his official debut for Bucs against Ajax Cape Town last week, is nursing an injury.
The Buccaneers confirmed on the club’s official website that Chabalala suffered a knock, while Pirates have also provided an update on the injuries of Donald Mokondelela, Gladwin Shitolo and Nkosinathi Mthiyane.
Defender Justice Chabalala looks set to miss the Absa Premiership encounter against Cape Town City on Tuesday evening. The 24 year old central defender suffered a knock in Pirates’ 2-1 victory over Ajax Cape Town last week and is currently receiving treatment. He will undergo a late fitness test today to determine whether he will be included in the 18-man squad.
Meanwhile, midfielders Donald Mokondelela and Gladwin Shitolo continue to receive treatment for their respective injuries. Both players are definitely out of contention for the match on Tuesday according to the report and will continue undergoing rehabilitation.
Left back Nkosinathi Mthiyane, has suffered a calf strain and is also currently receiving treatment with the medical team, expecting back to full training this week.