Kaizer Chiefs' Khumalo back from injury, Twala, Mkhabela and Letlotlo ruled out of Cape Town City clash
Posted: 29 November 2016 Time: 08:44
Kaizer Chiefs left-back Sibusiso Khumalo has recovered in time for tonight's clash with Cape Town City, but William Twala, Enocent Mkhabela and Emmanuel Letlotlo have been ruled out.
Khumalo missed his team's 1-1 draw with former club SuperSport United last week after picking up a knock in the 2-1 loss to champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
Amakhosi coach Steve Komphela, who fielded Tsepo Masilela in Khumalo's absence against SuperSport, confirmed the new signing will feature again at FNB Stadium (19h30 kick-off).
"Khumalo is back and will play some role in tonight’s match," Komphela told the club's website.
However, midfielders Twala and Mkhabela and striker Letlotlo will miss out against the new franchise.
"William Twala is still out with an ankle injury," Komphela explained. "He is involved in light training at the moment and shows good signs of returning soon.”
Komphela added: “We planned to have Enocent play a role in the game, but the doctors advised us yesterday that he had some stomach discomfort. Subsequently he won't play a part in this one.”
The ex-Maritzburg United boss has faith his men can halt an in-form City, who are joint-top of the standings with Bidvest Wits and riding a seven-game winning streak.
"Despite the injuries, however, we have prepared well for this game. We have identified the areas of concern and are working around the clock to fix our goal scoring ratio to chances that we have been creating.”