Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs defender Erick Mathoho avoided
a long spell on the sidelines after picking up a knock in the MTN8 final
against Orlando Pirates.
Chiefs set to oust Maritzburg
Amakhosi will resume their Premiership campaign against
Maritzburg United at the FNB Stadium on Saturday, September 27 and Mathoho was
in danger of missing the match.
However, according to a medical report posted on the Chiefs website,
the centre-back was on his feet and could be available for the Team of Choice’s
"Defender Erick Mathoho sustained a knee injury on the
right leg during the MTN8 final on weekend. He started light training again
today," said the report.
Meanwhile, the duo of Itumeleng Khune and Katlego Mphela are
only expected back next month, as they continue being treated for their
“Itumeleng Khune and Katlego Mphela are currently doing gym
work,” added the report.
“They are both progressing well. And are expected to be back
by late October.”
Kick-off is at 20:15.