Pirates' official update on Lepasa


Orlando Pirates have issued a medical update on four players including striker Zakhele Lepasa, who has been serving a lengthy lay-off.

As earlier reported, Pirates could welcome star midfielder Thembinkosi Lorch back to action soon as he builds towards a full recovery from a "left adductor muscle strain".

It has since been confirmed that Nkanyiso Zungu has suffered a bone contusion to his right arm, potentially ruling him out for a few more days.

Meanwhile, some positive news is that striking duo Terrence Dzvukamanja and Lepasa could be back soon as they see out their rehabilitation from ankle injuries.

"Two more players are on the mend and are expected back in full training in the coming days," read an update from Bucs' official website.

"Thembinkosi Lorch, who limped off during the Nedbank Cup victory over Maritzburg United after a left adductor strain, is expected to partially resume training later in the week. "At the same time, Terrence Dzvukamanja is scheduled to return to full training next week, as he also continues to undergo rehabilitation from an ankle injury.

"Meanwhile, Orlandopiratesfc.com can confirm that striker Zakhele Lepasa continues with rehabilitation on his ankle injury, having been out of action since December, and is also nearing a return.

"The Medical team has also reported an injury to midfielder Nkanyiso Zungu, who has suffered a right forearm contusion."

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