Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Absa Premiership

Grobler doubtful, Van de Laak out



Striker Bradley Grobler is doubtful and midfielder Koen van de Laak back on the injury list as struggling Ajax Cape Town prepare to take on Bidvest Wits in their next Absa Premiership match on Tuesday.

Grobler is struggling with a knee complaint and his fitness will be assessed over the weekend before Ajax decide whether to take him on the trip to Johannesburg.

But Van de Laak will certainly not to travel, coach Jan Pruijn told a press conference on Friday.

Van de Laak looks to have suffered a relapse of the injury that saw him go off for what was supposed to be minor knee surgery last month.

He lasted just seven minutes on the field on his return after missing the last five games for the club.

Pruijn said he was hoping the good pitch at Milpark would help Ajax’s cause in Tuesday's game. “We both lost our last games but it's a nice field and it's suits our passing game that we are used to,” he said.

But Pruijn, still acting as caretaker, suggested a point would be success of sorts for Ajax who have tumbled down to 13th place with just two wins from 10 matches this season.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Neil Tovey
Shoes – gone but never forgotten
The last time I saw Shoes Moshoeu was on the Monday night before he passed away on the Tuesday.

Sunday Oliseh
Why Barcelona should be feared
It had all the indications of a season destined to be a disaster for Barcelona, when the season...

Segun Odegbami
Who is more boring, Chelsea or Arsenal?
The supporters of Arsenal described Jose Mourinho’s rampaging team as boring!

Dr Errol Sweeney
Are ref standards falling and if so, why?
Not that long ago we would have had one or two refereeing “controversies” per week. Now we have...

Carol Radull
Mourinho wins the mind games
I love the mind games that managers play before big games. They are part of the excitement as we...

Collins Okinyo
Don't blame Yaya for City's failure
Footballers have a thankless job because one minute everyone is praising you and the next everybody...