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Phakaaathi Reporter
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31 Jul 2018
2:38 pm

Mabaso to miss Pirates’ opener against Highlands

Phakaaathi Reporter

The defender-cum-midfielder has been suspended for this clash after picking up a red card while playing for Chippa United in their final game of the 2017/18 campaign.

Abel Mabaso (Frikkie Kapp/BackpagePix

As reported earlier, Orlando Pirates will also have to do without the services of winger Thabo Qalinge and forward Thembinkosi Lorch, who picked up injuries during preseason.

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Highlands will also miss Mothobi Mvala, who picked up a red card in the 2017/18 National First Division season match against Black Leopards.

Mvala has already served one game, but he must still sit out one more match.