Mamelodi Sundowns is facing a significant challenge as they prepare for their upcoming DStv Premiership match against Chippa United. The club recently revealed that a total of 10 key players are currently sidelined due to various injuries.
Injuries are an inevitable part of any sport, but when they hit a team in such numbers, it can be a cause for concern. The recent announcement by Mamelodi Sundowns regarding their sidelined players highlights the potential hurdles they may face in the coming matches. Among the notable casualties is Namibian striker Peter Shalulile, who recently pulled a hamstring during Sundowns’ commanding 4-0 victory over Golden Arrows. The club has yet to confirm the duration of Shalulile’s absence, leaving fans anxious about his return to action.

In addition to Shalulile, the injury list also includes new signing Thapelo Maseko, Khuliso Mudau, and Mosa Lebusa. These players have all featured prominently in the club’s line-ups during the early stages of the campaign, making their absence a notable setback for Sundowns. The injuries range from calf strains and knee injuries to hamstring and ankle problems, showcasing the variety of challenges that the squad is currently grappling with.

The following is a comprehensive list of the players who are currently sidelined, along with their respective injuries:

  • Mosa Lebusa: Calf Injury
  • Rushine De Reuck: Knee Injury
  • Kennedy Ngobeni: Ankle Injury
  • Thapelo Morena: Hamstring Injury
  • Khuliso Mudau: Hamstring Injury
  • Brian Nyanga: Shoulder Injury
  • Thapelo Maseko: Knee Injury
  • Sphelele Mkhulise: Ankle Injury
  • Abdul Nasir: Ankle Injury
  • Peter Shalulile: Hamstring Injury

As Mamelodi Sundowns prepare to face Chippa United in the DStv Premiership, they are faced with the challenge of managing a significantly injury-hit squad. The absence of 10 key players, including Peter Shalulile and Thapelo Maseko, raises questions about the team’s ability to maintain their early-season momentum. However, injuries are a part of the game, and Sundowns will need to rely on their depth and resilience to navigate through this challenging phase of their campaign.