Moroka Swallows go into their Telkom Knockout first round match against Maritzburg United minus current footballer of the year Siyabonga 'Bhele'.
Nomvete, who sprained his right big toe ligaments during a 3-0 away league win against Orlando Pirates about 5 weeks ago, has not responded well to conservative treatment and is scheduled for surgery Wednesday 17 October 2012.
Diagnosis: right first metatarsophalangeal joint sprain(commonly known as Turf Toe).
Treatment: for surgery 17 October 2012.
Opinion: out for 8 weeks.
2. Cisse Cheick
Diagnosis: non-displaced crack fracture of right clavicle(collar bone), injured at training about 10 days ago.
Treatment: conservative treatment
Opinion: out for 6-8 weeks.
3. Rudi Isaacs
Diagnosis: mild right lower abdominal muscle strain.
Treatment: conservative treatment.
Opinion: doubtful for the Telkom knockout match.
Until next time,
Dr Ephraim Nematswerani
Sports Physician&Team doctor.