Nange returns as Chiefs make 4 Changes against AmaZulu

Four players will make their return to the starting eleven for Amakhosi against AmaZulu this afternoon at Jonsson Kings Park Stadium when the two teams meet for a DStv Premiership clash.

Chiefs drew their last game against Marumo Gallants and Usuthu collected three points against Baroka FC.

Phathutshedzo Nange is back from injury and will be replacing Nkosingiphile Ngcobo. At the back Njabulo Ngcobo will replace Daniel Cardoso, Austin Dube will come on for the suspended Sifiso Hlanti and Bernard Parker will replace Lebogang Manyama in attack.

Chiefs will apply a 3-4-3- formation in today’s game.

After keeping a cleansheet in the last game, Daniel Akpeyi keeps his position in between the posts.

From left to right Chiefs will have Dube, Mulomowandau Mathoho and Ngcobo.

In midfield, Chiefs will have Cole Alexander and Njabulo Blom. They will be supported by Blom and Reeve Frosler.

In attack, Chiefs will have Bernard Parker on the left, Keagan Dolly on the right and Khama Billiat in the middle.

Parker will wear the captain’s armband.

The match officials are referee Jelly Chavani. He will be assisted by Emmanuel De Sani and Subusiso Sisilano. The fourth official is Moeketsi Molelekoa.

The DStv Premiership between the Glamour Boys and Usuthu will start at 15:30 at Jonsson Kings Park Stadium in Durban. No spectators will be allowed in the stadium. The game will be shown live on SuperSport’s PSL Channel 202 on DStv, with commentary by various SABC Radio stations and regular updates of the match on Twitter @KaizerChiefs.

Line-ups:

Chiefs XI: Akpeyi (40), Dube (29), Frosler (39), Mathoho (3), Nj Ngcobo (27), Blom (45), Alexander (17), Nange (24), Dolly (10), Parker © (25), Billiat (11)

Subs:  Petersen (1), Mphahlele (2), Mabiliso (26), Agay (5), Cardoso (4), Baccus (6), Mashiane (19), Radebe (33), Manyama (21)

Coach: Stuart Baxter

AmaZulu XI: Mothwa (44), Gumede (17), Malepe (44), Xoki (27);  Khumalo (22),  Makhaula © (8), Ceesay (21), Buchanan (45), Memela (11), Maduna (34),  Ntuli (7).

Subs: Boshoff (43);  Mzava (25), Mgwazela (39), Mlambo (23), Qalinge (15), Ekstein (28), De Jong (14), Mulenga (30), Mthembu (9).

Coach: Benedict McCarthy