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Is Pirates Youngster Going to Retire?

When Pirates won the MTN8 cup Zakhele Lepasa was playing regularly for Pirates he was their point of reference.He was scoring crucial goals. He also helped the team to win the cup. His injury has taken longer than expected causing lot of anxiety around the fans in the country. There has been a lot rumours doing the rounds that Lepasa could be forced to make a difficult decision of calling it quits in his soccer career.

However according to a source Dr Irvin Khoza has denied all the rumours regarding Lepasa's condition. He says that the rumours are not true. People must not throw in a towel and give up in the youngster. He is coming ok. He is doing light exercise at the gym. He is expected to come back around December this year.

We are also talking to the player's representative regarding his contract. These injuries are quite worrying as many of them are not clear whether they got from training or on the field even Lorch's injury is still a bit of a mystery.

Many people are starting to think that maybe Lepasa's injury needs a traditional healer or a prayer as he has been out for way too long.

Rivaldo Coetzee once had a career threatening injury. He was told to retire from professional football. However Sundowns chose to take care of the player. He is now enjoying his time as a one of the best defensive midfielder in the country.

Morena came back from a bad injury. However he worked hard and came back strong. He is also included in Bafana squad.

What Dr Irvin Khoza was alluding to is that people should not give up easily.

Lepasa's injury is not normal. He has been out since early last season. We hope he will recover soon.

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