Peter Shalulile Mamelodi Sundowns

Sundowns super striker Shalulile celebrates a goal. Image: @KickOffMagazine / Twitter.

Big challenge: Sundowns lose Peter Shalulile 

Bad news for Mamelodi Sundowns. The ever-fit Peter Shalulile could be missing for an extended period due to a complex injury.

Peter Shalulile Mamelodi Sundowns

Sundowns super striker Shalulile celebrates a goal. Image: @KickOffMagazine / Twitter.

Mamelodi Sundowns will look quite strange without Peter Shalulile, the 28-year-old Namibian is hardly ever injured or exhausted.

A confirmed muscular injury has meant Shalulile could definitely miss the MTN8 semi-final game against Orlando Pirates this weekend.

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“We will update you as he’s got a bit of a complicated situation,” Sundowns’ co-coach Rhulani Mokwena told the Times’ Mahlatse Mphahlele.

“We are trying to see various specialists and get different opinions.

“So anything that I say will be just based on suspicion and not fact. So let’s wait, let’s wait a little bit and the club will make an update.

“At the moment he is unavailable because there is a little bit of a complication with Peter. When I say complication I mean muscular.

“Nothing else, just muscular. So let’s wait, we are trying to get different opinions and feedback from different specialists.

“Anything I see at his moment will just be mere speculation. The proper diagnosis of the situation has to take place and then we will know what the way forward is,”

– Sundowns tactician Mokwena on Shalulile injury.
Mokwena will look at potential replacements like Gift Motupa and Thabiso Kutumela. Image: @FARPost / Twitter.

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In other Sundowns news, Motupa has just inspired his peers by going into club ownership.

Following his exciting brace in Sundowns’ 8-1 win over La Passe of Seychelles in the CAF Champions League last weekend, the Gachoene-born Motupa has quietly completed some neat business. REad

“Mamelodi Sundowns forward Gift Motupa is a new boss of a football club that plays in the SAFA leagues,” FARPost reported. Read the full story here.

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