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Nonyane back in training after lengthy injury layoff

2017-05-02 17:51
Clinton Larsen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Golden Arrows left-back Lehlohonolo Nonyane has returned to training after being sidelined by a groin injury for over six months. 

Arrows coach Clinton Larsen said the 30-year-old former Mpumalanga Black Aces man is currently being integrated into the team having been back for only two weeks. 

“We are still integrating him into the team.  He has had two weeks of training, including a week of full match preparation and we’re watching him closely,” said Larsen. 

Nonyane missed a large portion of the season since sustaining the injury in October last year.  Two months after the injury, Nonyane was believed to have healed and went back to training, but the injury worsened instead.  He then went for a surgery after the team had consulted with doctors from Brazil.

Larsen said it had been difficult finding a replacement for Nonyane.  “We have struggled finding a replacement for him ever since he got injured.  He is a quality left-back.  We tried a few players in his left-back position in the first 15 or so games after the injury,” said Larsen. 

Larsen said he could not say when Nonyane could be included in the starting line-up.

“At this point, we cannot say when exactly he would start playing because an injury on the groin is a very sensitive one but maybe by next week we may have determined how soon he can start playing,” said Larsen. 

 

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