Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs are suffering with
something of an injury crisis with the news that Lorenzo Gordinho has
been ruled out with a fractured hand.
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The central defender, who only recently returned from Bloemfontein
Celtic on loan, injured his hand for Chiefs' MultiChoice Diski Challenge
side last weekend.
It means Gordinho joins an extensive injury list which includes
Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Joseph Molangoane, Itumeleng Khune, Philani Zulu and
The 24-year-old will undergo surgery on the affected limb though it us unclear when he may make a return to the fold.
Coach Ernst Middendorp told the club's official website
unfortunate Lorenzo Gordinho is ruled out with a hand fracture. We are
still waiting for Ramahlwe Mphahlele to return to full fitness as well.
hope to not have Lorenzo out for too long. There's still a bit of time
required to have Joseph Molangoane, Itumeleng Khune, Philani Zulu and
Mulomowandau Mathoho return to action."
The Glamour Boys take on AmaZulu on Wednesday evening in Durban as
they look to return to winning ways in the Absa Premiership after a recent
defeat to Zambia's Zesco United in a CAF Confederations Cup playoff
first leg tie.
Kick-off is at 19:30.