Jabulani Linje has t aken a significant step toward return to full action as he has returned to raining with Mighty Be Forward Wanderers on Tuesday following a two -month spell on the sidelines with a thigh injury.
Linje, formely of Civo United, has not played since rupturing his thigh during a league game in the first round.
He was together with his Wanderers team-mates put through their paces at Limbe Country Club training ground on Tuesday.
Linje’s return to fitness will provide a much-needed boost for Wanderers coach Elijah Kananji who has seen his squad depleted by the recent injuries sustained by Francis Mlimbika and Ishmael Thindwa with the fresh one from Rafiq Mussa.
However, Linje expressed his delight at being back in training, saying: “First full training session after two months — feeling good. I am ready to bounce back and the secret is to work hard in training.”
There was further good news for Kananji, who has his striker Muhamad Sulumba back from South Africa.
Kananji said he was delighted to have Linje back and stressed there is stiff competition among his players.
“We have a big squad, and lam happy because it means players will work hard to win first eleven,” said Kananji.
Kananji, meanwhile, has praised young defender Stanely Sanudi for his attitude and humility since joining the club this season.
“Sanudi shows his confidence on the pitch. It is a massive quality because he looks very comfortable, whether you play him at right back.”
On another note, the Nomads captain Richard Chipuwa said they have forgotten Sunday’s result against Civo United and that their focus is on Kamuzu Barracks game.
“That is water and the bridge. We are all focused on KB’s game. This is a mast win game no matter what because we cannot afford to continue loosing points,” he said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :