Orlando Pirates confirm Thembinkosi Lorch out for the season


The 23-year-old suffered an injury to his shoulder during the goalless draw with Highlands Park on April 15 and was withdrawn late in the game.

With his joint capsule and ligaments having suffered trauma the club's official website confirmed that surgical intervention is required.

The Buccaneers have also provided an update on the rehabilitory progress of Thabiso Kutumela and Mahlatsi Makudubela: "[B]oth players are undergoing rehabilitation for their respective injuries. Kutumela has been complaining of pain after a knock to the knee during training while Makudubela suffered a strain in his quad muscle after tackle during training. Both players continue to be assessed and will continue with their respective rehabilitation programmes."

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