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SSU Returnee Sustains Fracture, Tinkler Finalises Technical Team

Thato Mokeke Will Be Missing For SuperSport United

By Soccer Laduma - Aug 10, 2017 09:23 AM
SuperSport United head coach, Eric Tinkler, says that Thato Mokeke won’t be playing for the club any time soon after he was spotted limping during their preseason in Polokwane.
Mokeke returned to Matsatsantsa after working with Tinkler at Cape Town City last season, with the versatile defender making 27 Absa Premiership appearances in what was an impressive debut season for the club.
However, it will be a while before SuperSport fans see the 27-year-old donning their colours once again after he sustained a slight fracture. He could be seen wearing a moon boot at the club’s award ceremony earlier this week.
Tinkler told the Siya crew, “Yeah, it’s unfortunate. I picked it up in a training session in Polokwane, I noticed him running with a limp. We sent him for a scan and found that he had a slight fracture.
“We’re looking at six weeks. He’s a great lad, hard worker and great professional. I feel for him but he’s strong with a great character. He’s part of our squad and he knows that.”
Meanwhile, the SuperSport head coach also explained that he’s finalised his technical team, bringing in former Mamelodi Sundowns physical trainer, Zac van Heerden.
He said, “I only wanted to bring in Zac, I was already happy with what he had. I think Kaitano is an important member of the club and I’ve always been a firm believer as a coach that people need to come from the club because they know the culture and philosophy there.”
SuperSport get their season underway against Kaizer Chiefs this weekend in the MTN8.


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kdowns Joined: 18 Aug 2015
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kdowns Aug 10, 2017 03:27 PM
One of my favourite players,wish him a speedy recovery
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Warras4khosi Aug 10, 2017 02:49 PM
Tough luck ntwana
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chiefs dismiss Aug 10, 2017 11:47 AM
u just tlk u dnt answer a guy is suffering wth injurie and u tlk about position
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Myaka weliPhefeni Aug 10, 2017 11:41 AM
Badluck boi and i wish u a speed recovery bruu
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Maloh11 Aug 10, 2017 11:23 AM
Get well soon boy i admire you alot remember your time in Ajax
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Seoli_Se_Matlaa Aug 10, 2017 11:15 AM
This guy was once one of the promising you one stage he was even part of the national Team. The problem if forever changing of coaches and deploying players on different his early days he was doing well as a central mid but ever since he moved to defence he has lost his touch in distributing role....i so wish players can be used to their strength.
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Juju F Aug 10, 2017 10:20 AM
Sorry boy bt don't worry u're teammates wl make u hppy by shutting Chiefs mouth
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AbdulSSU Aug 10, 2017 09:38 AM
Speedy recovery my boy
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THE NK Aug 10, 2017 09:37 AM
Eish speedy recovery boy.

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