Absa Premiership

Gould out for the season

2015-04-09 10:28
Morgan Gould (Supplied)
Morgan Gould (Supplied)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs have announced defender Morgan Gould will undergo surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon and will be out for the remainder of the season.

Read: Masinga believes in Pirates

The 32-year-old went suffered the injury during the Amakhosi's CAF Champions League first round second leg tie against Raja Casablanca.

The player went down, seemingly in a lot of pain, in the first half of the encounter and the club's medical staff diagnosed him with a probable Achilles tendon rupture.

This was confirmed by the club's official website after the player had been taken to hospital.

The defender will undergo surgery to repair the damage and will miss the rest of the season as a result.

However, there is some good news for Chiefs fans as Tsepo Masilela's hamstring problem is not as severe as first thought.

The 29-year-old was replaced at half-time in Morocco due to the injury, but subsequent scans have revealed no damage was done to the hamstring.

The defender has been included in the squad travelling to Polokwane for Thursday's crucial Premiership clash against AmaZulu, along with Siphiwe Tshabalala who has recovered from his dental problems.

Read more on:    kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  morgan gould  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Breaking News

Fixtures
Saturday, 20 April 2019
Baroka FC v Mamelodi Sundowns, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v Chippa United, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:00
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Kaizer Chiefs v Golden Arrows, FNB Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Free State Stars v Baroka FC, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Black Leopards, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v Orlando Pirates, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
AmaZulu v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.