Maluleka returns to starting line-up

George ‘Mido’ Maluleka makes a welcome return to the starting line-up after missing the last two matches due to a hamstring injury.

Mido’s recovery coincides with the suspension of Willard Katsande. He will be partnered by Wiseman Meyiwa in the heart of Chiefs’ midfield.

Coach Steven Komphela maintained the back as well as the front row that started in the previous match against Golden Arrows.

Dumsani Zuma and Siyabonga Ngezana will be on the bench, the two players who have not made their official debuts for the Glamour Boys.

Kick-off at Moses Mabhida Stadium tonight is set for 18:00.

Chiefs’ line up: Khune, captain (32); Mathoho (3), Maluleka (12); Cardoso (4); Moleko (18), Meyiwa (38); Ekstein (27), Jayiya (6), Zulu (22); Tshabalala (14), Páez (9)

Subs: Khuzwayo (16), Malope (35);  Ngezana (30); Zuma (28), Parker (25), Twala (7), Chirambadare (11)

Coach: Steve Komphela

 

Baroka’s line up: Vries (16), Shakun, captain (6), Matloga (11), Ntshangase (10), Banda (24), Moeti (21), Masenamela (31), Mothupa (15),  Madubanya (4), Mdantsane (8), Macha (19)

Subs: Masuluke (30); Motupa (12); Kgaswane (23); Ngalande (17); Ngoetyane (2); Sidumo (13); Mahashe (3)

Coach: Kgoloko Thobejane

 

Referee: ​ ​​Phelelani Ndaba​​

1st Assistant: ​​​Thembisile Windvoel

2nd Assistant: ​Sibusiso Sisilane

4th Official:​ ​​Lalelani Mngadi

Match Commissioner: ​Stephen Moshotle