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Ntseki Gives Chiefs Injury Update Ahead Of PSL Return

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Molefi Ntseki has given a positive injury update ahead of the return of domestic football, saying he has a nearly full squad available, with Keagan Dolly also returning to play.

Amakhosi had to deal with a few injury issues ahead of the international break, which left the short upfront, but they still managed to pick up back-to-back league wins.

Ahead of Chiefs’ clash with Royal AM, Ntseki confirmed that several absentees have returned to training and he will now have a selection “headache”.

“A few have them have started training with the team, but those who had a long a layoff, they still have to recover in terms of physical readiness,” he said when asked by iDiski Times.

“But tactically we’ve got good quality players. The only thing which is very important is for them to learn have the right combination, the right physical readiness going into the next matches.

“But I must say it’s positive to have the full squad back in training and having that headache the best team to go into camp and play matches.”

Ntseki also confirmed that vice-captain Keagan Dolly has returned to full training and even took part in a friendly match, even though he hasn’t fully completed his recovery process just yet.

“Keagan Dolly just played his first 45 minutes when we played a friendly,” he replied when asked by iDiski Times about Dolly’s readiness.

“I think we all what type of an injury he sustained. It’s not going to be just a quick return to play.

“I think he’s still going through his ‘back-to-play’ protocol – tactically and physically. But I think mentally he’s very strong, he looks sharp in terms of his tactical understanding of the game.

“Hopefully in the next week or so, he will be available for selection.”

Lorenz Kohler
Lorenz Kohler
Lorenz Köhler is an award-winning South African football journalist. Having cut his teeth in the industry working at Kick-Off Magazine, he is now iDiski Times' senior digital content writer. He specialises in breaking top African football stories and transfers with a major focus on the 'big-three' Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates and CAF inter-club and international competitions. In 2021 he was listed amongst the top-five journalists under 30 in Print Media for the AIPS Awards.