Kaizer Chiefs midfielder George Lebese has promised the fans that he will come back stronger from the injury that will sideline him for up to eight weeks.
Chiefs medical team has confirmed that Lebese will be out for that period, meaning that the 24-year-old will miss the much anticipated Soweto derby on March 9.
Lebese revealed that he is feeling no pains at the moment, and that he will begin rehabilitation in the first week of the upcoming month.
“It was painful on the day it happened, but the pain is no more now. I am resting at home and I will start with my rehabilitation in the first week of March,” said Lebese on Chiefs website.
“I am glad that the injury is not on the ankle or knee or something that might affect me in the near future,” said Lebese.
Lebese expressed his disappointment at missing his team’s crucial matches, however, he is happy that the team has been doing well.
“I am disappointment though that I am going to miss out on battling it out with my teammates on the field. I have been watching the games on TV and I am happy that we have been winning games,” he said.
The Amakhosi midfielder also revealed that he is determined to come back, and help Chiefs lift the Nedbank Cup, as well as the PSL title.“Injuries do happen and I am hoping to bounce back stronger and more determined to help the team in both the Nedbank Cup and the Absa Premiership,” he revealed.