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Pattison back in training

BidVest Wits midfielder Matthew Pattison returned to training on Monday after his hamstring injury but has made it clear he will not play on Tuesday night at home to Ajax Cape Town in the Absa Premiership.

“1st day back at training today,” he tweeted on Monday. “Very enjoyable session. Bring on Pirates sat!!!”

Wits meet the league champions at the Orlando Pirates on Saturday but first have the clash against Ajax at the Bidvest Stadium to content with.

Wits chief executive officer Jose Ferreira confirmed Pattison’ return and said also Emile Baron, Mbulelo Mabizela and Aaron Mokoena were also back in contention for team selection.

Mokoena had a groin problem and missed the club’s last three games while Mabizela had both knee and calf injuries and been out of action since late September.

Emile Baron, who was the club’s first choice at the start of the season, has not played since the first game of the season at Free State Stars in August.

Pattison suffered a hamstring tear against Stars in the Telkom Knockout quarterfinal at the start of the month He was forced off at halftime after hurting himself in a lunging tackle.


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