Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs have been handed a big
boost ahead of their MTN8 quarter-final against Mpumalanga Black Aces on
Sunday with the news Kingston Nkhatha's injury is not as bad as first
feared.However, the Amakhosi medical staff have since evaluated the
injury, with the news looking promising for the burly forward ahead of
this weekend's Wafa Wafa opener.
According to the Football411 website, the Zimbabwe international suffered a blow to his leg during
Saturday's Carling Black Label Cup defeat to Orlando Pirates, with
initial reports claiming he could be facing several weeks on the
"Kingston got a knock to the side of his leg. It was nothing
much, but a ‘dead’ leg. He should recover fairly quickly. He should be
available for the Sunday encounter against MP Black Aces in the MTN8
quarter-final," read a statement on Chiefs' official website.
Another fitness boost for the Glamour Boys is the news Siphiwe
Tshabalala's recovery is coming along well, although this weekend's
last-eight tie comes too soon for the Bafana Bafana international.
"‘Shabba’ is improving nicely after he injured his knee in a
friendly game against Chippa United in the previous week," the statement