PSL

Parker: I will be back to contribute

2014-07-07 12:16
Bernard Parker (Gallo Images)

Cape Town – Bernard Parker is optimistic about returning to his old goal scoring form which saw him top the goal scorers list in both the ABSA Premiership and CHAN tournament.

The striker completed the second half of the season along with the CHAN tournament with a struggling ankle injury but continued to play through.

“Yes with the help of our Medical Team I was able to hold on,” said Parker to Kaizer Chiefs website.

“I wanted to be part of the success of my Team and Bafana Bafana. I was rested during the CAF Champions league and Confederations Cup games.”

The former FC Twente player made 36 appearances for Amakhosi and netted 11 times in the ABSA premiership. "Hond" as he is known recently went for surgery and said that he will be motivated by watching his teammates train.

“The Doctors found a bruised bone in my right ankle. They performed the surgery on it to clean it out.”

“I will be in the moonboot until mid-August and will start with the rehabilitation process to get the muscles back to strength.”

“Currently I am undergoing physiotherapy, working on my upper body in the gym to keep the muscles activated.”

Parker has joined the Kaizer Chiefs camp in Potchefstroom.

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  bernard parker  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

We tried CrossFit for 2 months ...

What happens when you ask 3, non-gym, ordinary people to give CrossFit a try for 2 months?

 
 

Outdoor

Tips for Your Next Winter Camping Trip
Mountain magic: Your guide to the Drakensberg!
Your Winter Body Weight Workout
The perks of power walking
Fixtures
07 May 2016
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Buffalo City Stadium 15:00
Free State Stars v Platinum Stars, Goble Park 15:00
Orlando Pirates v Maritzburg United, Orlando Stadium 20:15
08 May 2016
SuperSport United v Polokwane City, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
11 May 2016
Wits v Mamelodi Sundowns, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
Free State Stars v Kaizer Chiefs, Goble Park 19:30
Maritzburg United v Ajax Cape Town, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
SuperSport United v Black Aces, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Orlando Pirates, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v University of Pretoria, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Golden Arrows v Jomo Cosmos, Princess Magogo Stadium 19:30
Platinum Stars v Bloemfontein Celtic, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

SuperBru Super Rugby challenge

Enter and challenge Sport24's staff!

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.