“He is recovering. God is good. It could have been worse. But I don’t think we will see him [play] again this season," Ncikazi said.
“I’m just happy that he is alive and healthy and will play football again.”
Mako has been a standout player for Pirates this season, having featured in 33 matches in all competitions before the injury that left him unconscious on the field at Peter Mokaba Stadium.
Bucs will have to do without his reliable services in their five remaining Premiership matches, the two-legged Caf Confederation Cup semifinal and potentially the final.