Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena apologise to Bernard Parker while also defending Bongani Zungu.
Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rulani Mokwena has opened up about the recent incident involving Bongani Zungu and Bernard Parker, which resulted in a broken leg for the latter and a red card for the former.
The incident occurred during the Carling Knockout quarter-final match between TS Galaxy and Mamelodi Sundowns, which Galaxy won on penalties.
Mokwena revealed that Zungu had reached out to Parker to apologise and express his remorse.
He also said that he had personally contacted Parker on the day of the incident and sent him a get-well package.
He wished Parker a speedy recovery and said that the football community was united in supporting him.
He said that Zungu was not a malicious player and had suffered a similar injury in the past.
He said that Zungu was emotionally distressed and needed support and compassion.
He urged people to refrain from judging Zungu harshly and to respect his privacy.