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Zungu Will Have To Wait For Europa Debut

Bafana Bafana midfielder Bongani Zungu has been ruled out for Rangers UEFA Europa League game against Benfica tonight.

Zungu is carrying a knee injury, and while Rangers coach Steven Gerrard had hoped to give Zungu a run in the game, he has now officially been ruled out of contention.

Gerrard confirmed the news on the club’s website.

“Zungu will be missing as well,” Gerrard said.

“We are hoping to have him back in a week to 10 days time. He’s not got a big issue but unfortunately he’s not available for us…”

Rob Delport
Rob Delport
Rob Delport is a walking football encyclopedia, having been a mainstay in the Cape Town football scene for years. Rob has previously worked for SABC and various websites and publications across Africa, as well as being the South African Head Researcher for Football Manager and doing a similar role occasionally for EA Sports FIFA. Highly respected, Rob is now a senior iDiski Times website and newspaper writer, and is also responsible for the newspaper's editorial.