Joahhnesburg – Orlando Pirates captain Lucky Lekgwathi has aggravated his ankle injury which has postponed his return for the Buccaneers.
According to Soccer
Laduma, Lekgwathi was set to return for Pirates after overcoming his
ankle injury which has kept him out since preseason.
Lekgwathi confirms that he nurtured his return from injury
but at training is where he aggravated the ankle again.
“I thought I was fully recovered and went back to
training, but then I hurt myself and that’s why I am still out,” said the
The 38-year-old is yet to feature for the Sea Robbers but
issues that he will be back sooner rather than later.
“I am working hard on the injury now to recover and help the
team. I know it’s frustrating to be on the sidelines but that’s football and I
The Ghost travel to Port Elizabeth as they gear up to face
In head-to-head stats, Chippa and Pirates have met in just
two previous league matches. Both of those encounters took place in the 2012/13
The Chilli Boys claimed four points, drawing 0-0 in Cape
Town before a 1-0 win in the return match in Soweto.
The game will be held at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium with
kick-off scheduled at 15:00 on Saturday, September 27.