Thabo Matlaba will miss Sowetoderby this week due to injury

Thabo Matlaba will miss Sowetoderby this week due to injury

Football - Absa Premiership 2013/14 - Mamelodi Sundowns v Orlando Pirates - Loftus StadiumThabo Matlaba will know the full extent of his injury when the club returns to South Africa.

The hard running full back was stretchered off the pitch after picking up a hamstring strain in Orlando Pirates’ 1-0 win against CS Sfaxien on Sunday evening.

According to the medical department: “Thabo suffered what appears to be a hamstring strain. He was treated immediately treated with the RICE Principle as well as an anti-inflammatory. He will go to a specialist during the course of the week to assess the full extent of his injury.”

Meanwhile, the squad will depart Tunisia on Monday en route to Dubai, where they will connect and arrive back in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning.

Eric Tinkler and his Bucs heroes are due to arrive at 10h50

Article:Madoda Ntuli

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