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Orlando Pirates Looking To Welcome Back A Few Faces From Injury!

Orlando Pirates Looking To Welcome Back A Few Faces From Injury! The Buccaneers suffered a string of injuries in attack so far this season.

Orlando Pirates Looking To Welcome Back A Few Faces From Injury! The Buccaneers suffered a string of injuries in attack so far this season.

These injuries have mostly been up front. Pirates boast a wealth of players in attack, but have found themselves playing with a false #9 over the past two months.

Tshegofatso Mabasa, Zakhele Lepasa, Gabadinho Mhango, Terence Dzvukamanja, all Orlando Pirates strikers, have been missing through injury.

Josef Zinnbauer saw the return of Mhango and Mabasa in the second half against Bloemfontein Celtic. Pirates are now awaiting the returns of Lorch and Monare in their first team.

Orlando Pirates Looking To Welcome Back A Few Faces From Injury!

“The Orlando Pirates Medical team has reported some good news on the injuries front, with a few stars progressing well in terms of their respective injuries.” The club said in a statement.

“The Ghosts will have been pleased to see strikers Gabadinho Mhango and Tshegofatso Mabasa returning to action during the Bucs’ 1-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic yesterday, after both players emerged from lengthy lay-offs.

“Two more players are on the mend and are expected back in full training in the coming days.

“Thembinkosi Lorch, who limped off during the Nedbank Cup victory over Maritzburg United after a left adductor strain, is expected to partially resume training later in the week. At the same time, Terrence Dzvukamanja is scheduled to return to full training next week, as he also continues to undergo rehabilitation from an ankle injury.

“Meanwhile, Orlandopiratesfc.com can confirm that striker Zakhele Lepasa continues with rehabilitation on his ankle injury, having been out of action since December, and is also nearing a return.

Orlando Pirates Looking To Welcome Back A Few Faces From Injury!

“The Medical team has also reported an injury to midfielder Nkanyiso Zungu, who has suffered a right forearm contusion.” They conclude.

The Buccaneers travel to Gceberha to face Chippa United this weekend. Orlando Pirates Looking To Welcome Back A Few Faces From Injury!

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