English Premiership

Khumalo makes playing return

2014-12-02 15:44
Bongani Khumalo (File)
Cape Town - Bongani Khumalo has made a return to the playing field as he captained Tottenham Hotspur under-21 side on Monday evening.

Khumalo, who has been out for eight months, played 90 minutes in his first game back after a serious knee injury while on duty for the national team.

The Bafana Bafana defender said it was "torturous" at times but thanked his family and the club for the support.

"It just feels good to be out on the field" said Khumalo, after the match.

Khumalo admitted he was happy to make it through the 90 minutes after so long on the sidelines.

Since joining Spurs in 2011, Khumalo has been loaned out to Preston North End, Reading, PAOK (Greece) and Doncaster Rovers.

Khumalo confirmed that he had no ill-effects from his first competitive outing.

Tottenham Hotspur under-21's beat Manchester City under-21's 2-1 in the fixture. 

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