Khuzwayo facing surgery


File: Goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo (C)

JOHANNESBURG - Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Brilliant Khuzwayo, has fractured a bone in his ankle and will undergo surgery on Friday, missing Amakhosi’s next fixture, if not several in the foreseeable future.

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Chiefs’ medical team reported that the keeper picked up the injury in Amakhosi’s victory in the Nedbank Cup Last 32 encounter, against Stellenbosch FC in Cape Town, a fortnight ago.

Kaizer Chiefs won the cup match 3-0, with Khuzwayo recording a clean sheet in goal.

Team physiotherapist, Dave Milner, confirmed the news of the player’s impending surgery.

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The unfortunate Khuzwayo will miss Chiefs’ next fixture, a Premier League clash against Mamelodi Sundowns, a home match at FNB Stadium on Soweto on 1 April.