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Injury blow for Amaglug-glug

2015-09-02 08:44
Abbubaker Mobara (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Amaglug-glug coach Owen da Gama received two fresh injury concerns ahead of the National Under-23’s trip to Tunisia.

Da Gama’s charges continue with preparations for the 8 Nations Tournament to be held in Senegal from 18 November – 18 December 2015.

The team will play two friendly matches against the North Africans in Tunis on 4 and 7 September respectively.

Ajax Cape Town starlets Abbubaker Mobara and Riyaad Norodien reported for camp with niggling injuries after their world class display in the MTN 8 semi-final against Bidvest Wits.

Ntuthuko Radebe, who plies his trade at a Belgium side K.A.S Eupen F.C did not make the trip back to South Africa due to injury.

“Mobara has a knock on the ankle while Norodien is struggling with an aggravated groin,” said Dr Dlamini said on SAFA's website.

“We received medical reports from Radebe’s club and we then came to the decision that they do not travel.

“These players do not have major injuries but we do not want to risk them so early in the season, we hope that they will be hundred percent come the time of the 8 Nations and that the clubs will release them to us again.”

Da Gama has called up Seun Ledwaba, who plays for Mamelodi Sundowns as a left and right back to replace the injured Radebe and has requested the release of two players, who are yet to be announced to replace the Ajax duo.

The National under-23 team will depart for Tunisia on Wednesday, September 2.


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