Mamelodi sundowns football club news, coach Rulani Mokwena has provided an update on the defender Rushine De Reuck. Who suffered a concussion in the first and second half of the DStv Premiership win over TS Galaxy the night before.
The center-back scored the opener of Sundowns with a 2-1 win however, he was involved in a clash with his opponent Mlungisi Mbunjana on his way down and was immediately taken off in an ambulance.
Mamelodi sundowns football club news Following a report from Team doctor Carl Tabane, De Reuck was substituted with Brian Onyango barely 15 minutes into the match played in Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
“Yes, Rushine is on his feet and it is very good that he has regained consciousness – the medical team needs to be given a lot of praise, both from Mamelodi Sundowns and TS Galaxy for the prompt response,” Mokwena told reporters after the match.
Peter Shalulile included his name on the scoresheet in the second half. However, Galaxy scored a second goal when Djakaridja Traore converted from the penalty spot moments before the official whistled for full-time.
“It is very encouraging to see that he’s walking and is conscious. I saw him just in the changing room and that’s a great thing. He scored a crucial goal for us that has opened up the game and we’re grateful that he’s in a situation to see his surroundings. We are extremely proud of his contribution to the victory,” the coach added.
Mamelodi sundowns football club news, Downs is at the top by 19 points. They will host Sekhukhune United at Loftus Stadium on Saturday.