Absa Premiership

Riekerink: Erasmus close to making his return

2020-03-10 09:28
Kermit Erasmus
Kermit Erasmus (Gallo Images)

Cape Town City head coach Jan Olde Riekerink is optimistic that striker Kermit Erasmus will soon return to training after recovering from injury.

Erasmus tore his hamstring in the 1-1 draw with Maritzburg United in January and was expected to be out for up to three months.

Now his coach has revealed that he seems to be on schedule to return to training with the rest of the squad soon.

"Kermit is close [to returning to action]. He had a difficult injury. So, we have to see it week by week and day by day if and when he can join the rest of the squad at training. Hopefully, it will be very soon," Riekerink told the media, according to Goal.

Riekerink added that City also missed the presence of captain Thamsanqa Mkhize as he is still getting over his injury.

"We also missed Thami, it's also a bad injury," added Riekerink.

Meanwhile, the City boss was pleased to welcome back Abbubaker Mobara after his lengthy spell on the sidelines.

"He [Mobara] gives us options on the right-hand side as Craig Martin is suspended for the next game with his fourth yellow card," said Riekerink.

- TEAMtalk media

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
Cape Town City v Mamelodi Sundowns, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Friday, 10 April 2020
Maritzburg United v Wits, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 11 April 2020
Polokwane City v Highlands Park, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Black Leopards v SuperSport United, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00
Mamelodi Sundowns v Golden Arrows, Lucas Moripe Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu v Bloemfontein Celtic, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 Absa Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2019/20 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.