Absa Premiership

Erasmus, Matlaba set for return

2015-04-24 08:29
Kermit Erasmus (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates have confirmed that Thabo Matlaba and Kermit Erasmus have both recovered from injury.

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According to KickOff, Erasmus and Matlaba are set to face late fitness tests in order to be available for their Absa Premiership encounter against University of Pretoria.

Matlaba has been given time off after experience excessive chest pains after national duty with Bafana Bafana and Erasmus has been nursing his Achilles tendon injury.

“They have both recovered from injury and, depending on late fitness tests, will be available for the game against AmaTuks,” Pirates spokesperson Mickey Modisane said.

Pirates have an unbeaten home record against the Pretoria side, with one win and one draw from two matches.

When the teams met earlier this season, they played to a goalless stalemate in Tshwane.

Kick-off is at 20:00 at Orlando Stadium on Friday, April 24.


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