Pirates Star Doubtful For Arrows Clash?

Bandile Shandu
Bandile Shandu

An Orlando Pirates star is doubtful for the match against Golden Arrows as Jose Riveiro and the team go in search of the side's first win of the month.

In their 1-1 draw against AmaZulu last Friday, the Buccaneers had Bandile Shandu substituted in the first half due to an injury.

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As confirmed by the club, the 27-year-old versatile player is doubtful as Bucs will be facing Abafana Bes’thende this evening, although good news for the team is that Thabiso Monyane is available for selection after completing his two-match suspension.  

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“Pirates will be able to call upon wing-back Thabiso Monyane, who is eligible to play on Tuesday after serving out his two-match suspension. His return comes amid doubts over the fitness of Bandile Shandu, who limped off in the first half against AmaZulu,” Pirates confirmed on the club’s official website.

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“Another player to be assessed after having to be withdrawn early during Friday’s outing is goalkeeper Richard Ofori, who was replaced by Siyabonga Mpontshane in the second half,” the club stated.

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