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Ntshumayelo blow for Bucs

2013-08-20 14:34
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Cape Town - Orlando Pirates midfielder Thandani Ntshumayelo will miss the MTN8 semi-final first leg against rivals Kaizer Chiefs at the FNB Stadium on Saturday, due to a fracture to his metatarsal bone.

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Pirates reported on their official website that the midfielder would be out of action for up to six weeks.

“Initially we thought it was not a serious injury but scan results revealed that he is definitely not fit to play,” revealed club physiotherapist John Williams.

“We will have to give him at about six week or so to see how he responds to treatment.”

Sunday's second semi-final will see Platinum Stars face Wits at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, also at 15:00.

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