The Kaizer Chiefs striker broke his foot in an MTN8 match against Platinum Stars two weeks ago.
“Katlego Mphela had a successful operation last Friday,” Chiefs said on their Twitter account today.
“He is in a ‘moon boot’ & will be out for 3 months. Speedy Recovery!”
Mphela was showing the form of old with a fine strike against Stars and perhaps, he thought he would return to Bafana under Shakes Mashaba, but those ambitions now have to be -put on hold.
Killer, as he is known, is one of the country’s leading goalscorers with 23 international goals from 53 matches.
He is third on the all-time goalscorer list after Benni McCarthy, who has 32, and Shaun Bartlett, who has 28.
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