Zimbabwe international goalkeepr Elvis Chipezeze was on Sunday stretchered off the pitch after suffering a horrific injury during the against Maritzburg United.
Chipezeze landed awkwardly on his neck just ten minutes into the second half following an aerial collision with Maritzburg’s Judas Moseamedi.
He was taken off strapped in the 58th minute with a neck guard and an oxygen mask.
The Zimbabwe Warriors and Baroka FC team captain Elvis had been in fine form for Baroka,pulling out man of the match perfomances,the recent one coming against fellow countryman George Chigova’s Polokwane City.
The injury might not be as bad as initially thought after his team doctor said “For now it looks more like a neck muscle sprain. There will be X-Rays done after the match as a precaution to exclude Cervical spine injuries”.