PSL

City's Ngoma nearing return to competitive action

2017-10-26 13:18
Aubrey Ngoma (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Cape Town City winger Aubrey Ngoma could be in line to make his comeback against Baroka FC in a Telkom Knockout last 16 match this weekend.

A knee injury has meant that Ngoma, who was one of City's best players last season, has not played a single tie in the current campaign.

But he is back in full training and with the Citizens currently struggling for form of late, head coach Benni McCarthy may be tempted to give the 27-year-old a run out.

The former Orlando Pirates and AmaTuks forward says however that he won't rush things and may only be ready for a few minutes off the bench.

"It felt good to be back training with the guys after I had been out for three-and-a-half months," Ngoma told The Sowetan.

"I don’t want to put pressure on myself," he continued. "It's not like I was out for three days, you know. I was out for a very long time and the first thing I want to do is get my match fitness and once I'm fit, I can start kicking on.

"I just want to get back on the field even if it's five minutes. I have to work hard and get back to full fitness."

City face Baroka at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday with McCarthy's men looking to bounce back to winning ways after a recent slump in form.

Kick off is at 15:30.

Read more on:    cape town city  |  psl  |  aubrey ngoma  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights

Fixtures
Saturday, 25 November 2017
Maritzburg United v Wits, Harry Gwala Stadium 15:30
SuperSport United v Polokwane City, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Free State Stars, Moses Mabhida Stadium 18:00
Ajax Cape Town v AmaZulu FC, Athlone Stadium 20:15
Golden Arrows v Cape Town City FC, Princess Magogo Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 26 November 2017
Bloemfontein Celtic v Orlando Pirates, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Platinum Stars, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
SuperSport United v Ajax Cape Town, Mbombela Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

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

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? 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.