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Orlando Pirates injury update: Justice Chabalala, Donald Mokondelela, Gladwin Shitolo, Nkosinathi Mthiyane

Posted: 19 September 2016 Time: 11:52

Orlando Pirates will afford defender Justice Chabalala a chance to prove his fitness for their Absa Premiership clash against Cape Town City.

The club have revealed that the 24-year-old centre-back suffered a slight knock in their 2-1 win over Ajax Cape Town last week, and could miss out when they host City at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday evening.

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The club also provided an update on the progress of Donald Mokondelela and Gladwin Shitolo, while Nkosinathi Mthiyane has also suffered a muscle strain in training.

"He will undergo a late fitness test today to determine whether he will be included in the 18-man squad," read a statement on the club's website.

"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."

Kick-off of their clash tomorrow evening has been set for 19h30, with tickets on sale at Computicket and Shoprite Checkers outlets nationwide – R40 for adults and R10 for children under-12.

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Article by: Staff Reporter
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