Chiefs’ Tshabalala ‘not 100% fit’

2016-10-26 06:00

The Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has said that Siphiwe Tshabalala is not 100% fit after a lengthy spell off the field with a knee injury. “Shabba” is yet to start a game since recovering.

“We’ve been trying to build him towards match fitness,” Komphela says. “It is not only Shabba, but also Tsepo Masilela, who is highly capable . . . and Sbu (Sibusiso Khumalo) has got a chance. Bernard Parker is waiting for his chance, and a whole lot of others. So you are trying to play around with the team while maintaining harmony.

“We acknowledge Shabba’s comeback and contribution, but we also acknowledge the fact that there has been some movement in the club, as well as that we have been getting results.” –

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