AmaZulu keeper recovering in hospital


Amazulu goalkeeper Siyabonga Mbatha is recovering in hospital after being admitted to the MediClinic in Pretoria last night.

Mbatha was rushed to hospital after colliding with one of Mamelodi Sundowns' players during a goalmouth scramble in the league match at Loftus Stadium last night.

Usuthu were beaten 1-0 by The Brazilians to condemn them further into the relegation zone.

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AmaZulu spokesperson Brilliant Makhathini has confirmed that Mbatha is likely to miss the KwaZulu-Natal derby against Maritzburg United at King Zwelithini Stadium on Sunday.

"He suffered a fractured cheekbone. He is still in the hospital and getting attention," Makhathini tells

"He will probably miss the game on Sunday."

Usuthu coach Jozef Vukusic will recall either Moeneeb Josephs or Neil Boshoff for the match on Sunday.

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