Sheppard to begin full training soon

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Sheppard, who broke his leg during the Telkom Knockout Cup semifinal against Free State Stars on November 11, 2007, has confirmed that he has started jogging around the pitch and will be ready to join the rest of his teammates at full time training within a few weeks.

“Its coming okay and there has been great progress. I have already started running around the field and already been given a few weeks to start kicking soccer balls.

_quote"I am confident that by the time pre-season starts, I will be ready for action.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who has supported me during my injury, including our fans, club management and my teammates at Sundowns.

“It’s nice to see that the guys have been performing well during my absence and that they are in the Nedbank Cup final.”