Doubt hangs over Mphahlele's availability

2015-12-10 08:48
Ramahlwe Mphahlele (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns technical team was sent into consternation when captain Ramahlwe Mphahlele pulled out of training.

According to the club’s website, Mphahlele suffered a quad strain and will be going in for a scan on Thursday.

There are fears that he is doubtful for the critical Telkom Knockout final against Kaizer Chiefs next week.

Sundowns’ medical team will be hoping the scan results come out positive - which is a most unlikely situation.

A quad strain is a tear in one of the quadriceps muscles at the front of the thigh, and can range from mild discomfort to a full tear on most of the muscle - resulting in severe pain and inability to walk.

Mphahlele participated in all the practice games Mamelodi Sundowns played last week - against FET College, Platinum Stars, and at the weekend, against Bloemfontein Celtic.

The injury would be a massive blow for coach Pitso Mosimane’s preparations for the TKO final, but with the depth that Sundowns has, it should not be insurmountable.


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
29 October 2016
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
Ajax Cape Town v SuperSport United, Cape Town Stadium 20:15
Bloemfontein Celtic v Wits, Dr. Molemela Stadium 20:15
30 October 2016
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Highlands Park v Free State Stars, Makhulong Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Polokwane City, New Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

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

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? 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.