Sifiso Hlanti making progress following injury nightmare

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Hlanti has been out through injury after suffering a long-term Achilles injury that has effectively ruled the 31-year-old out for the remainder of the season.

"With this type of injury, it's not easy to make a swift comeback." Sizwe Ntshangase tells KickOff.

"Remember it's an Achilles injury which needed to be operated on that we're talking about here.

16. Swallows FC – 14 yellows / 0 reds (14 discipli
16. Swallows FC – 14 yellows / 0 reds (14 discipline points)
15. Mamelodi Sundowns – 15 yellows / 0 reds (15 di
15. Mamelodi Sundowns – 15 yellows / 0 reds (15 discipline points)
14. Golden Arrows – 16 yellows / 0 reds (16 discip
14. Golden Arrows – 16 yellows / 0 reds (16 discipline points)
13. Chippa United – 17 yellows / 0 reds (17 discip
13. Chippa United – 17 yellows / 0 reds (17 discipline points)
=9. Sekhukhune United – 16 yellows / 1 red (19 dis
=9. Sekhukhune United – 16 yellows / 1 red (19 discipline points)
=9. Marumo Gallants – 16 yellows / 1 reds (19 disc
=9. Marumo Gallants – 16 yellows / 1 reds (19 discipline points)
=9. Royal AM – 19 yellows / 0 reds (19 discipline
=9. Royal AM – 19 yellows / 0 reds (19 discipline points)
=9. Cape Town City – 19 yellows / 0 reds (19 disci
=9. Cape Town City – 19 yellows / 0 reds (19 discipline points)
8. SuperSport United – 20 yellows / 2 reds (26 dis
8. SuperSport United – 20 yellows / 2 reds (26 discipline points)
7. Baroka FC – 24 yellows / 1 red (27 discipline p
7. Baroka FC – 24 yellows / 1 red (27 discipline points)
=5. Stellenbosch FC – 25 yellows / 1 red (28 disci
=5. Stellenbosch FC – 25 yellows / 1 red (28 discipline points)
=5. Orlando Pirates – 25 yellows / 1 red (28 disci
=5. Orlando Pirates – 25 yellows / 1 red (28 discipline points)
4. Maritzburg United – 21 yellows / 3 reds (30 dis
4. Maritzburg United – 21 yellows / 3 reds (30 discipline points)
3. AmaZulu – 25 yellows / 2 reds (31 discipline po
3. AmaZulu – 25 yellows / 2 reds (31 discipline points)
=1. TS Galaxy – 23 yellows / 3 reds (32 discipline
=1. TS Galaxy – 23 yellows / 3 reds (32 discipline points)
=1. Kaizer Chiefs – 26 yellows / 2 reds (32 discip
=1. Kaizer Chiefs – 26 yellows / 2 reds (32 discipline points)
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"But at the moment he is training, with Kaizer Chiefs issuing an update on his situation in the past few weeks.

"He has been that much closer to playing, but is doing light training as we speak, he can run with the ball,

"But then again, I don't see him featuring this season. But it depends on him as our bodies are all unique, so I can't determine if his season is already over.

"But at the moment, he is doing well with his rehab, but is training alone, so won't be featuring in any games soon."