Cape Town -
EFC star Sibusiso Mdoko is on the road to recovery after being shockingly
attacked earlier this month.
Mdoko was attacked in a vicious car-jacking attempt in the
Cape Town suburb of Dunoon.
Mdoko was set upon by multiple assailants with knives and
broken bottles. They attempted to steal his car and gain his bank account
information. Mdoko lost consciousness during the attack.
Mdoko underwent successful surgery and was discharged on Thursday morning.
Mdoko was transported to hospital where Constantia
Insurance Group, official partner to the EFC organisation, assisted with his medical costs.
everyone I have been in pain for couple of days and stressing about my future,”
Mdoko wrote on Facebook.
“But, believe me. I'm still alive and will be
back strong in action soon. I would like to thank Team EFC and Constantia
taking care of me, even though my incident happened outside of the sport.
help me a lot and still want to see me 100% fit.
continued, “And to family, friends, gym members and everyone that knows
me, thanks for going deep to your pocket for me. Much love and ‘The Monster’
will return the favour. And everyone shared and commented on my story I'm
strong because of you. God is great".
Mdoko had a tendon in his right hand severed and required
surgery to make a full recovery.
Further details on Mdoko’s condition will be released when
they are available.
“We were shocked to hear the news,” said EFC president
“Sibusiso has competed with us for many years, he is a
courageous athlete and role model to many. He had also just begun a new career
as an electrician, a double blow to an already horrendous situation.”
recently qualified as an electrician, and is currently working in an intern
capacity to gain experience. His injuries have stalled both those aspirations
and his continuing career as an athlete.
have created a BackABuddy campaign, where those that would like
to assist can make a contribution toward helping Mdoko as he recovers.
assist with any amount, click here.