Local News 16.8.2016 02:15 pm

Tshabalala a boost for Chiefs

Siphiwe Tshabalala of Kaizer Chiefs  (Photo by Charle Lombard/Gallo Images)

Siphiwe Tshabalala of Kaizer Chiefs (Photo by Charle Lombard/Gallo Images)

The midfielder picked up a knee injury towards the end of last season, but will be returning to the squad for the new Premiership season.

Kaizer Chiefs have received a major boost ahead of the start of the new Premiership season with news that Siphiwe Tshabalala will resume full training soon after recovering from his injury.

The midfielder picked up a knee injury towards the end of last season.

“Shabba should be back in full training in the next couple of days,” read a statement issued by Chiefs on their official website.

Meanwhile, Chiefs have also provided update on the other injured players.

“Keagan (Buchanan) is training, and he’s on track to be back to full training with the squad towards the end of August.

“(Camaldine) Abraw had a successful operation on his knee. The full rehabilitation will take about nine months.”

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