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Rufino hurt by doubts and tragedy, but wants 2020 to be his best season yet

Selangor striker Rufino Segovia del Burgo is determined to not let his recent fitness setback and a recent tragedy hold him back from making a return this season.

The 34-year old forward had been sidelined since March 2019 for an Achilles injury that he seemed to have recovered from near the end of the season, but hopes of a comeback this season were in doubt just one week into pre-season training, when it emerged that the injury might have a long-lasting effect.

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"My Achilles tendon is 100 per cent [recovered], but when you're injured for 10 months you'll lose muscle in this leg.