Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo is recovering
well after undergoing surgery to his ankle, the club confirmed.
The 27-year-old suffered an injury in the Nedbank Cup Last
32 win over Stellenbosch FC.
The surgery went according to plan and he will be out of
action for at least eight weeks.
“Lots of people see this as a tragedy,” comments an upbeat
Khuzwayo on the club's official website.
“However, for me it is another experience that I have to go
through. I look at it in two ways - I can be disappointed but I choose to look
forward to return to action much stronger.”
Khuzwayo was hailed after the Nedbank Cup match against
Stellenbosch for his brilliant performance, pulling off some good saves and
keeping a clean sheet in a rare start.
“I will live to tell the story of positivity,” he says. “I
am an athlete and injuries are part of the game.”
Meanwhile, Kaizer Chiefs will be watching the Bafana Bafana
camp closely where Itumeleng Khune, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Lorenzo Gordinho and
Eric Mathoho are involved.
News coming from the South African national camp is that
Eric Mathoho suffered a skin abrasion in Bafana Bafana’s win over Guinea-Bissau
South Africa host Angola in an international friendly at
Buffalo City Stadium in East London.
Meanwhile, Amakhosi will have a tough challenge on Saturday
night as they welcome Mamelodi Sundowns to FNB Stadium for an Absa Premiership
Kick off is at 20:15.