Double-blow injuries for the Kaizer Chiefs
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune and striker Katlego Mphela will be out of the game for a lengthy period, the club announced on Wednesday.
Khune will face six weeks on the bench with a stress fracture in his ankle, while Mphela will be benched for three months after he fractured a bone in his foot. This means both teammates will be out for the MTN8 final game against the Orlando Pirates on the 20th of September.
“Khune has developed a stress fracture to one of the ankle bones. He has had slight discomfort which suddenly got worse over the last few days and the ankle swelled up,” the club said on its website.
“He was taken for an MRI and CT scan on Tuesday, which showed a small fracture. He will now be put into a 'moon boot' for up to six weeks. He should be able to return to full activity by mid-October.
“Mphela had a successful operation last Friday following the foot injury he sustained after scoring in the last minutes of the MTN 8 second leg game against Platinum Stars.
“He is in a 'moon boot' and resting at the moment. Mphela will see the doctor in two weeks’ time to make a further assessment. He will be sidelined for three months.”
Photo Caption: Katlego Mphela striker for the Kaizer Chiefs. Photo courtesy of www.kickoff.com
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