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Is Lorch ready to return to his game?: Rhulani has issued a statement concerning the return of Lorch

Lorch has missed more league games for Pirates as he was nursing his injury for quite some time.

Mandla Ncikazi, Orlando Pirates' co-interim head coach, has offered a statement on Thembinkosi Lorch's injuries heading of Thursday's match against Baroka FC.

The Bafana Bafana international has been out since August of this year due to a significant shoulder injury sustained in a "freak accident" at home, which necessitated surgery.

The man known as Nyoso has returned practising, according to Ncikazi, although it is unknown when he will return to the field for the Buccaneers.

"I'm glad Lorch has began practicing with the club," Ncikazi said on the Ultimate Sport Show, "even though we're careful because he has certain procedures to go through."

"He's recovered; he'd been out with a shoulder injury." You've probably heard of shoulder injuries that appear and then go.

"I had the same injury in my days, and while it occasionally cures on its own," he continued, "it was crucial that he do the operation based on the recommendation of our medical staff so that it doesn't occur anymore."

"For starters, we're ignoring him, specifically now. We made him neutral to prevent contact as much as conceivable when he's competing.

"It appears to be good and optimistic, and I'm expecting and expecting that he would return soon."

The 28-year-old played the 2021 Carling Black Label Cup match versus Kaizer Chiefs in August of this year, however due to a shoulder injury, he missed the beginning of the current season.

Lorch could compete for the Bucs this month, according to Ncikazi, who was questioned if the promising player would be able to play before the mid-season break.

"I hope he could come back tomorrow, however we need to get medical opinion first." He's begun training in part, but not in full contact," he continued.

"I'm hoping to see him perform to his full potential before the end of December," says the coach.

Pirates will play Baroka at Orlando Stadium on Saturday, and a win over a suffering Bakgaga Ba Mphahlele team will put them in third position in the PSL rankings.

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