Kaizer Chiefs striker Letlotlo could miss 2017/18 season

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The Soweto-born attacker will miss a large portion of next season after sustaining a serious injury

Kaizer Chiefs have revealed that Emmanuel Letlotlo is out for six to nine months with a long-term injury.

The 21-year-old striker has injured his raptured the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) according to the club.

A club statement read: “Letlotlo hurt his knee during training.

“He will undergo surgery, which is scheduled for Friday.

"It means that the talented striker will be out for six to nine months."

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The Chiefs academy product missed the recent 2017 Maize Cup which was won by Amakhosi over the weekend.

Letlotlo was promoted to the Amakhosi first team prior to the 2016/17 campaign after winning the 2015/16 Multichoice Diski Challenge (MDC) Golden Boot.

He made only five PSL appearances without scoring a single goal in his debut season.

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