6 February 2019
WARRIORS and SuperSport United striker Evans Rusike is happy to be back in action after being out for a month due to a knee injury.
Rusike got injured when they played Cape Town City and will be looking forward to play against Golden Arrows on Sunday having been away since the beginning of January.
He began some light training two weeks ago.
“It’s always nice to be back on the field of play. It’s every players wish to have an injury free season but injuries are part of the game.
“I am happy to be back and I am thankful to God for that,” he said.
“At the beginning of the season we had targets as a team and I also had mine. But an injury is always a set back because as a player you would want to achieve something in every game you play.
“But not playing means that you will not be able to do those things but I am just grateful to God that I am back”
Rusike believes that the injury will not affect his form.
“Sometimes injuries can affect the form that you have been in but if you work hard you will get your results.
“I just have to work harder and go back to where I am supposed to be,” he said.
Warriors have a crucial Afcon qualifier game against Congo-Brazzaville in March at home and Rusike is optimistic of qualifying.
The Warriors need at least a draw to qualify for the June Afcon finals to be hosted by Egypt and Rusike’s return to action certainly comes as good news to the team.
“We know it’s going to be a tough match but we just want to fight and get a good result.
“We have quality to get us a win and we will make sure that we qualify. I am looking forward to this game and so is everyone,” he said.