Othallo Tabia Recovers In Time for Pune Pre-Season Schedule

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Defender fit again after Viral fever 

Pune defender Othallo has returned to training after a fever left him hospitalised.

The viral fever put the defender out of action for over a week, he rejoined the team early last week but did not train with the squad until yesterday morning.

It is the first time the Kerala based player has missed the start of the season and something he wants to put behind him, speaking to Punefc.com he said: “I have never begun my season on this note in 10 years. This was one off and all that I want to focus on now is getting back into groove.

“Coach advised me to get back slowly and I am following instructions accordingly.”

Pune were established in 2007, gainingPromotion to the I- League in 2009, they are the first I-league team to start a Academy development squad and also the first to create thier own TV channel.