Cape Town - Moroka Swallows captain Lefa Tsutsulupa is
hopeful of being back on the park in late October as he continues his recovery
from an ankle injury.
Wits vs Swallow
The midfielder was ruled out of action for six weeks after
injuring his ankle in the Dube Birds' opening league fixture against Orlando
While it was initially hoped the skipper would be ready to
go by the middle of October, the 34-year-old says he may need to wait a little
"My programme allows me to be back in the middle of
October, but I’m not sure whether I’ll be ready to compete," he told Soccer
"I definitely miss the action and being around the
Swallows have endured a rough patch of form of late, with a
succession of defeats seeing them drop to 11th in the league standings after
making a bright start to the new campaign.
While many have called for head coach Zeca Marques to
resign, Tsutsulupa is confident that matters will soon improve.
"The guys will get it right soon. It’s only a matter of
time before they play the kind of football that we know they are capable of
producing," he said.
Meanwhile Swallows and Bidvest Wits will battle for a place
in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Telkom Knockout when they meet at Bidvest
Stadium on Friday, October 3.
Kick-off is at 20:00.