Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp is aiming
to use the international break to get Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Kearyn Baccus fit
Mphahlele has been out of contention for over two months and
is still struggling to fully recover, while Baccus is sidelined with a knee
Amakhosi will face Maritzburg United on Saturday, 23 November in the
Telkom Knockout semi-finals, following the international break, and Middendorp
is hoping the pair will be available for selection for the clash at Mbombela
"We must prepare ourselves to be successful in this
game," Middendorp told the media as quoted by FarPost.
"It's related to this next game, simple and easy,
looking into bringing some players back like Kearyn Baccus.
"Rama is so far at the moment in terms of
preparedness... it's our duty to pay attention individually to players like
Rama, Baccus and other players to bring them to the same level as the
Following the Telkom Knockout semi-final Chiefs have three games before the festive season break - Stellenbosch FC (November 27), Bloemfontein Celtic (December 7) and cap off 2019 with an encounter against Maritzburg United (December 22).