Maluleka returns and Zuma starts

Coach Ernst Middendorp has made two changes to the line-up with the return of George Maluleka after serving a onematch suspension last Sunday. He has also decided to start the match against Golden Arrows with ‘super sub’ Dumsani Zuma.  The two players replace Yagan Sasman and Bernard Parker who started against Black Leopards last weekend.

Daniel Akpeyi keeps his place in goal.

In defence, Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya will return to his natural left back positionMulomowandau Mathoho and Daniel Cardoso will be at the centre of the defence. Kgotso Moleko will be at right back.

Captain Willard Katsande will hold the midfield with George Maluleka in the centre.

In attack, Lebogang Manyama will again play behind the two strikers, Leornado Castro and Samir Nurković.

Kulasande Qongqo is this afternoon’s referee. He will be assisted by Sandile Dilakane and Moeketsi Molelekoa. The fourth official is Philangenkosi Khumalo.

The clash between Abafana Bes’thende and Amakhosi will kick off at 15:30 at Moses Mabhida Stadium.


Chiefs XI: Akpeyi (40); Moleko (18), Mathoho (3), Cardoso (4), Ntiya-Ntiya(36); Katsande © (31), Maluleka (12), Zuma (28), Manyama (21); Castro (8), Nurković (9)

Subs: Khune (32), Frosler (39), Ngezana (30), Baccus (6), Kambole (7),Mashiane (19), Parker (25)

Coach: Ernst Middendorp

Arrows XI: Mlungwna (36); Makhubela (15), Sibisi (29), Mathiane © (20),Phiri (26); Shitolo (5), Lunga (13), Parusnath (16), Dube (14); Mtshali (35)Mutizwa (18),

Subs: Gumede (32), Dube (23), Venter (4), Nkombelo (2), Sibeko (22), Lamola(41), Zuke (31)

Coach: Steve Komphela