Absa Premiership

Cale to undergo surgery

2016-01-27 15:15
Franklin Cale (Ajax CT Website)

Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town winger Franklin Cale will undergo surgery this week to fix a broken bone in his face suffered in last weekend’s Absa Premiership loss to Chippa United in East London, his club said.

Cale had a head-on-head collision with Chippa United captain James Okwuosa suffering a fracture to his Zygomatic Arch.

That is the bone situated just above his cheekbone, which Ajax said was “a very awkward place to sustain an injury as it has the ability to interrupt many parts of the head”.

Cale could miss up to six weeks of action after surgery in a setback for struggling Ajax, who have won just once in their last 10 matches.

But they do have Abbubaker Mobara back after a hamstring injury saw him miss the 3-1 loss in East London on Sunday

He is back in contention for a place in the starting line-up to face Lamontville Golden Arrows in Cape Town on Friday.

Read more on:    ajax cape town  |  psl  |  franklin cale  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Saturday, 04 April 2020
Stellenbosch v Cape Town City, Cape Town Stadium 15:00
Orlando Pirates v Baroka FC, Orlando Stadium 15:00
Chippa United v Highlands Park, Sisa Dukashe Stadium 15:00
SuperSport United v Polokwane City, Lucas Moripe Stadium 18:00
Wits v AmaZulu, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Maritzburg United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 05 April 2020
Bloemfontein Celtic v Kaizer Chiefs, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:00
Golden Arrows v Black Leopards, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:00
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
Cape Town City v Mamelodi Sundowns, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 Absa Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2019/20 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.