- Kaizer Chiefs head coach Giovanni Solinas has provided an update on Joseph Molangoane’s injury
- Molangoane broke his leg during a match against Free State Stars earlier this month
- Solinas said the injury would take at least five months to heal and the team would wait for Molangoane until he was ready to play once more
Kaizer Chiefs head coach Giovanni Solinas has provided an update to the media and supporters of the club on the prognosis for the recovery of Joseph Molangoane. Solinas revealed that the player would be out of action for at least five months.
Molangoane broke his in a horrific incident with Makhehleni Makhaula during a match against Free State Stars earlier in August. Kaizer Chiefs went on to win the match 3-0 which meant the progressed to the semi-finals of the MTN8 competition.
Solinas said he had paid Molangoane a visit in the hospital recently and was updated by the doctors on the progress of the player. Solinas said the injury would take at least five months to heal and Molangoane would not be ready to play again until January or February.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Solinas said visiting his injured player in the hospital had been a harrowing experience which left him emotional.
Kickoff.co.za reported that Solinas said although it was sad to see a player in such a condition he had been encouraged by Molangoane’s attitude and reaction to the injury.
Solinas said Molangoane had been positive about the treatment he has received and seemed to be in good spirits.
He added that the player proved that he was mentally strong. Solinas said injuries and setbacks were part of life and everyone at the team shared the ups and downs which came as a result of life.
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