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Injury time with Dr E - 22/02/07


Injury time would like to wish Moroka Swallows assistant coach Daniel 'Vader' Mophosho a speedy recovery from an untimely illness. He has been admitted at a Johannesburg hospital since Monday, February 19.

The rest of the club's medical report is as follows:
 
1. Mohamed Ouseb
Has just started individual training sessions. Still far from being match fit, however.
 
2. George Hummel
Diagnosis: Fracture left tibia.
Operation: Done on December 11, 2006.
Expected recovery date: Mid-April 2007.
 
3. Bjorn Gugger
Diagnosis: Degenerative changes in left knee following lateral menisectomy 3-4 years ago.
Operation: Done on January 22, 2007.
Expected recovery date: End April 2007.
 
4. Sibusiso Themba
Injured right ankle January 2, 2007.
Diagnosis: Deltoid ligament sprain.
Has just started light training.
 
5. Tebogo Monyai
Injured right leg on January 28, 2007.
Diagnosis: Fracture mid-tibia.
Operation: Done on January 30, 2007.
Expected recovery date: Out for the rest of the season.
 
6. Songwe Chalwe
Fell on his left hand on January 28, 2007 during match against Cosmos.
Diagnosis: Slightly displaced fracture of the proximal fourth metacarpal.
He is, however, fit to play.
 
7. Tsweu Mokoro
Injured right knee on January 22, 2007.
Diagnosis: Grade 2 Medial Collateral Ligament sprain (confirmed by ultrasound).
He is being treated conservatively. Unfit to train for the next two weeks.
 
8. Goodman Mazibuko
Diagnosis: Left groin strain.
Treatment: Conservative management, responding well to treatment.
Opinion: Doubtful for this weekend.
 
Until next week,
Cheers!

Dr Humbulani Ephraim Nematswerani.
MBChB, MMedSc (Natal), DTM&H (Wits), FRSTM (UK)
Sports Physician/Travel Med Consultant
Moroka Swallows FC

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