Cape Town - Sibusiso Vilakazi did not meet up with the
Bafana Bafana squad earlier this week due to an ankle injury – Sport24
spoke to the Wits captain to gauge the extent of the injury.
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Vilakazi along with three other big-name players (Dean
Furman, Tefu Mashamaite and Mzikayise Mashaba) did not join up with the squad
in Durban on Monday.
The 25-year-old star midfielder had picked up a mild ankle injury
towards the end of the season in Wits’ 2-1 victory over Chiefs at the FNB
He disclosed the details of the extent of the damage as well
as his expected injury layoff.
“I never made it to the Bafana camp because I picked up the
injury towards the end of the season in the game against Chiefs.
“I sprained two ligaments in my ankle and I went for tests
but luckily they didn’t need me to go for an operation but they said I would be
out for six week.
“For now I’m in the process of getting back and into
The Chiefs game was on May 6th which means
that, if the doctors’ predictions are correct, Vilakazi should be able to
either play or train towards the end of next week.