Absa Premiership

Hunt: We're missing key players

2016-04-22 18:00
Gavin Hunt (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt admits that he has a depleted team ahead of the Nedbank Cup quarterfinal against Free State Stars on Saturday.

The university club will be without several key players, including captain Thulani Hlatshwayo, Siyabonga Nhlapo and Elias Pelembe.

Although midfielder Papy Faty will be part of the squad, it's doubtful he will feature due to a lack of match fitness following his collapse in a friendly match against SuperSport United on 9 December.

"We're missing some key players: Pelembe is out with a groin niggle, Hlatshwayo is still out obviously, and Siya Nhlapo is also out," Hunt told Kickoff.

"Papy's just come back so he's not really fit enough, but he's in the squad for tomorrow. We're very thin, obviously, we've lost a lot of players and we don't have the luxury of having numbers like some teams have got, so we just have a lot of youngsters."

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