Absa Premiership

Castro to be fit for Chiefs match - report

2016-11-11 17:30
Leonardo Casto (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns forward Leonardo Castro is reportedly making good progress in his rehabilitation from an ankle injury he sustained against SuperSport United in October.

It appears the 27-year-old will be fit and available to face Kaizer Chiefs in a crunch Premiership encounter on November 19 at Loftus Versfeld Stadium.

The versatile attacking player has become an integral part of coach Pitso Mosimane's forward line, and hit 10 league goals the in 2015/16 Premiership season.

Soccer Laduma report that that Bogota-born star is likely to be available when the Brazilians face the Glamour Boys after the international break.

"He could play in the next game, he is recovering 100%. I think that he will play at least 20 minutes against Chiefs and I'm sure he will be ready to face Atletico Nacional from Colombia, his hometown, in Sundowns' FIFA Club World Cup," the publication's source said.

Sundowns fans will be chomping at the bit to see him return to resume his partnership with with Keagan Dolly and Khama Billiat, affectionately known as 'CBD'.


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