By Kaya 959 Reporter
Orlando Pirates has confirmed that their star player Thembinkosi Lorch has undergone surgery after suffering a ‘freak accident’ at home.
This was confirmed by the medical department in the club, who revealed that the 28-year-old suffered a freak accident while at home which has resulted in Nyoso requiring shoulder surgery.
His injury was aggravated when Orlando Pirates took on Kaizer Chiefs in the Carling Black Label Cup. His shoulder injury was worsened and hasn’t featured in the new season ever since.
The star attacker was confirmed to be ruled out for the remainder of the year. The expected time for recovery of an injury of this nature is between 3-4 months.
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Orlando Pirates also confirmed that Richard Ofori is expected to miss the DStv Premiership clash against Chippa United. The Ghanaian International, who suffered an injury while on international duty for the Black Stars, is still experiencing discomfort and pain on the site of injury.
An update on the rest of the injuries:
Continues to undergo rehabilitation for the fracture. The 24-year-old striker has been out of action since December last year.
Two weeks post a surgery on an adductor longus injury. The 29-year-old is expected to return to full training in 3 months.