Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed a number of casualties ahead of their must-win Absa Premiership clash with Polokwane City at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday evening.
The Brazilians will be without a number of key players, including Sibusiso Vilakazi, Andile Jali and Mosa Lebusa, who sustained a hamstring injury, while Gaston Sirino and Phakamani Mahlambi suffered ankle injuries.
Meanwhile, goalkeeper Denis Onyango and midfielder Rivaldo Coetzee are progressing well and continuing to nurse their injuries.
However, the players will undergo scans to determine their respective injuries and a decision will be made on their availability for the upcoming clash with Rise and Shine.
‘The strenuous schedule after the return of football has hit Mamelodi Sundowns and after the game against Baroka, we can confirm that the following players will be going for scans to determine the extent of their injuries,’ read a statement from Sundowns.
‘Vilakazi: knee injury, Jali: hamstring strain, Lebusa: hamstring strain, Sirino: ankle injury, Phakamani: ankle injury.
‘Onyango is nursing a hip injury and Coetzee’s calf strain is on the mend – the two players have shown signs of improvement.’
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