Absa Premiership

Chilli Boys suffer double injury blow

2018-01-26 13:00
Mark Mayambela (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Two of Chippa United's seasoned Absa Premiership campaigners, Mark Mayambela and Katlego Mashego, will miss Friday's match against Maritzburg United through injury.

Midfield play-maker Mayambela picked up a knock to his shin during training and should be able to play in Chippa's next game, against Platinum Stars.

Mashego strained a hamstring in the 0-0 draw with Golden Arrows last weekend and is expected to be out for a week or two.

"[Mayambela is a] key player for us and I am hoping to unleash him in front of the home fans when we welcome Platinum Stars. He has not featured this year but is a player that is very important to us for what he brings to the team," coach Teboho Moloi told the club's website.

"It is a huge blow to lose Katlego, I feel he was combining very well with Mxolisi Macuphu before we were forced to sub him early in the game. We are glad that he will not be sidelined for long."

Goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo is also doubtful due to a toe injury, but defender Ayabulela Konqobe was back at training this week after missing the Arrows game with a knee concern.

The match against Maritzburg United takes place at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday night.

Kick-off is at 20:00.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Free State Stars v Golden Arrows, Goble Park 19:30
Friday, 26 October 2018
Wits v Highlands Park, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 27 October 2018
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
Polokwane City v Maritzburg United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v AmaZulu, Cape Town Stadium 20:15
Chippa United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Sisa Dukashe Stadium 20:15
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
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

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.