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Kaizer Chiefs news: Leonardo Castro to miss Highlands Park clash through injury

Posted: 2 October 2018 Time: 13:06

Kaizer Chiefs have provided an injury update ahead of their visit to Highlands Park, with striker Leonardo Castro set to miss out.

Amakhosi will be in action in front of a capacity crowd at the Makhulong Stadium as they battle for three points with the Lions of the North on Tuesday night (19h30).

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Coach Giovanni Solinas will have to make do without the services of his Colombian talisman, who has netted three goals and managed two assists so far this season.

However, Chiefs have confirmed that midfielder George Maluleka is back in contention after missing the 2-0 win over AmaZulu last weekend, while defender Erick Mathoho continues working towards full fitness in training.

"Chiefs still have Leonardo Castro out with an ankle injury, while Joseph Molangoane is recovering well from his broken leg," read a club statement.

"Erick Mathoho is back in full training, while George Maluleka is fully fit again and is available for selection tonight."

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The Glamour Boys will go into this evening's bout on a high, having come from a three-match winning streak, and will be extra motivated by the prospect of going top of the log with a victory.

Article by: Chad Klate (@CKlatey)
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