Kaizer chiefs confirm injury blow as Leonardo Castro misses battle with Highlands Park

Kaizer chiefs confirm injury blow as Leonardo Castro misses battle with Highlands Park

- Chiefs confirm the Colombian hasn’t recovered from injury

- Joseph Molangoane still on the sidelines as well with a broken leg

- Chiefs face Highlands Park tonight after winning 3 consecutive epl games

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Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that influential attacker, Leonardo Castro, will miss tonight’s match with Highlands Park at the Makhulong Stadium.This serves as a significant blow as the Colombian has already notched 2 assists and 3 goals this season.

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"Chiefs still have Leonardo Castro out with an ankle injury, while Joseph Molangoane is recovering well from his broken leg," confirmed a statement issued by the club. On a more positive note, the club confirmed that Erick Mathoho has commenced training and George Maluleka has fully recovered from his injury. Coach Solinas will be buoyed by the form of his 2 impressive attackers, Lebogang Manyama and Khama Billiat.

The Glamour boys face newly promoted Highlands Park at the Makhulong Stadium tonight following 3 consecutive league wins on the trot. This follows their rocky start to the campaign when they initially only earned 4 points from the opening 5 fixtures. The club currently sit third on the ABSA premiership log and have the chance of going to the top of the table with victory in tonight’s fixture. An indication of the tough task awaiting the Makhulong based side is that they’ve only registered 1 victory during this campaign. The David versus goliath battle kicks off at 19h30.

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