Formers Highlanders and Caps United winger Gabriel Nyoni, who recently broke his foot while playing for his South African club, has asked for prayers from his fans, saying the pain in “unbearable”.
Nyoni was injured on Tuesday during Cape Umoya’s Glad Africa Championship match against Richards Bay.
The speedy winger, who is also battling the COVID-19, had surgery on Wednesday. He tweeted:
Having surgery today at 3 pm, broken and fractured foot and have COVID-19.
Despite the surgery being successful, Nyoni later tweeted complaining of pain and asking for prayers. He said:
The pain is unbearable. Pray for me.
Nyoni joined the South African second-tier club, Cape Umoya in September last year from Maritzburg United, who play in the DStv Premiership.