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Kaizer Chiefs have been dealt a major blow by Nurkovic.

The Kaizer Chiefs have been handed a major setback with the news that top scorer Samir Nurkovic will be out for two months with an injury.

Source: Kaizer Chiefs suffer massive Nurkovic blow | Sport (

What's worse for head coach Stuart Baxter is that the Serbian-born player won't be back in training until 2022.

"Last week, Samir had surgery. They discovered a little tear in the right knee cartilage. Amakhosi physiotherapist David Milner stated in a statement that the surgeon said he could be gone for six to eight weeks.

"The cartilage was smoothed out." Overall, the surgery went well, and he will be evaluated by the surgeon again in a week.

"We'll have a better picture of what's going on and how to proceed with the recovery. For the time being, we believe the timeline offered is one we can work with."

Meanwhile, Nurkovic is hopeful that he will be able to resume training shortly.

"Everything is OK. It's only been a week since my surgery "he stated

"I'm still on crutches; it's really uncomfortable, but I'm getting better, and hopefully we'll be able to start therapy soon."

After a FIFA international break, Amakhosi return to action on Saturday, October 16 against Chippa United in a DStv Premiership match at home.

Samir Nurkovic entered the PSL as a complete unknown, having spent the majority of his career on the periphery of Europe. Despite his goal-scoring brilliance, there are a few things you may not know about 'Kokota,' including a mistake made by Chiefs on his first day! He comes from a long line of doctors. Nurkovic comes from a medical family. Jasmin Nurkovic, a 30-year-old accomplished doctor in Serbia, is one of them. His skill in stem cell research is well-known not just in Serbia, but around the world.

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