Big Chiefs star ruled out of Celtic clash


Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has given an update on injuries ahead of their clash against Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday.

Chiefs have faced several injuries throughout the 2019 calendar year with their captain Itumeleng Khune missing a lot of action on the field.

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But it seems like most of that is in the past as for the first time the team will have all its players available for their last home fixture of the year at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

However, Khama Billiat has been advised not to play this week.

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"We have an advantage of squad selection, we can make a big thing about it but I think it's not, it will open a number of questions," Middendorp said.

"The fact is that Khama Billiat is not available. We put him on a rehab, treatment recovery. We heard about it after we had to take him off after the beginning of the second half against Stellenbosch.

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"He hasn't been on the field for five days and won't be on the field for a week. He will probably be ready on the 22nd of December against Maritzburg United.

"All other players are available. We had some little knocks after Cape Town but everybody is available. We hope we have the right decisions and combinations against Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday."

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