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Sali crocked by Gordinho tackle

Posted: 19 April 2017 Time: 14:29

Chippa United midfielder Buyani Sali's season has come to a premature end after suffering a broken leg against Kaizer Chiefs.

Sali was forced off following a poor challenge from Lorenzo Gordinho during the Chilli Boys' 1-0 defeat away to Kaizer Chiefs in Nelspruit last Saturday.

The club have since confirmed that the 27-year-old has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a fractured shinbone.

"Sali sustained an un-displaced tibial fracture during Saturday’s match," team physio Mark Anderson told the club's website.

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"There seemed to be contact on the inside of his right tibia resulting in the fracture. He will be in a cast for 6 weeks, and will be sidelined for the rest of the season."

Article by: Staff Reporter

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