Injured Phungwayo wins Bucs award


The 25-year-old notably impressed in a man-of-the-match display against Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN8 semi-finals on September 24.

However, he sustained a serious Achilles injury in the MTN8 decider against Platinum Stars last weekend, and is only expected to be available again in January.

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Thabo Matlaba, who originally lost his place in the side to Phungwayo, is expected to start in Bucs' Champions League last-four tie with Esperance at Orlando Stadium on Saturday night.