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Orlando Pirates provide injury update on Mpontshane, Sangweni, Norodien

Posted: 11 September 2017 Time: 13:22

Orlando Pirates have provided an injury update on a number of players, including goalkeeper Siyabonga Mpontshane, midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni and winger Riyaad Norodien.

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Mpontshane, who hurt himself in pre-season, has started strength and conditioning work and 'it is a matter of time before he gets to compete for a place in the starting line-up', according to a post on Bucs' official website.

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New signing Sangweni is continuing treatment for a knock sustained to his knee in Pirates' first game of the season against his former club Chippa United.

Norodien has started running again after having a moonboot removed, but is still 'some way off being able to compete for a starting berth'.

Meanwhile, Nkosinathi Mthiyani is recovering from a knee problem; Lehlohonolo Mtshali has started training with the side as he makes his way back from a groin complaint, while Yusuf Maart will be assessed today after spraining an ankle in a MultiChoice Diski Challenge clash with AmaZulu on the weekend.

The Sea Robbers next host Ajax Cape Town at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday (19h30). 

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