Basel wel­come back for­ward

The Citizen (KZN) - - Sport - Basil

– FC Basel cen­tre for­ward Ricky van Wolf­swinkel has re­turned to full train­ing af­ter re­cov­er­ing from surgery to treat a brain aneurysm, the Swiss Super League side have said.

The Dutch 31-year-old, who has also played for Sporting Lis­bon and Nor­wich City, was di­ag­nosed with the con­di­tion in Au­gust last year dur­ing scans fol­low­ing a con­cus­sion and un­der­went surgery im­me­di­ately.

Van Wolf­swinkel has made two in­ter­na­tional ap­pear­ances for the Nether­lands, the last of which was in 2013. –

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