Pirates injury list grows

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Orlando Pirates have given an update on their injury list ahead of the DStv Premiership clash against Maritzburg United on Saturday.

The Buccaneers will be without five of their stars when they travel to the Harry Gwala Stadium for the match which starts at 17:00.

In a statement on Friday, Pirates confirmed that the following players have been ruled out;

Gabadinho Mhango:

The Malawian international picked up a quad strain and is expected out for up to two weeks.

Tshegofatso Mabasa (foot):

Continues to undergo rehabilitation with the strength and conditioning team. Expected time to return to full training: 3-4 weeks.

Abel Mabaso (ulna):

Removed cast earlier this week and has started to begin range movement and strength exercises. Expected time to return to full training: 4+ weeks.

Zakhele Lepasa (ankle):

Undergoing rehabilitation with the strength and conditioning team. Expected time to return to full training: 4+ weeks.

Paseka Mako (knee):

Continues with rehabilitation. Expected time to return to full training: 1-2 weeks.

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By Ofhani Munyai

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