It’s Telkom Knockout quarter-finals football and it’s Port Elizabeth’s turn as Chippa United welcome Mamelodi Sundowns.
Sundowns’ most notable selections this afternoon are in midfield and the front line. Tiyani Mabunda gets a rare start ahead of Andile Jali. Thapelo Morena has returned to defence as Sibusiso Vilakazi comes in alongside Ali Meza in the absence of the injured Themba Zwane.
One big number nine gets his first full start for Kabo Yellow. The Uruguayan striker Mauricio Affonso will be today’s box man for Sundowns.
Chippa sees four changes in midfield and attack. Xolani Mahola gets his start of the season while the Nigerian striker Augustine Chidi Kwem gets his Chilli Boys debut.
Chippa: Tignyemb, Damonds, Modisane, K Moyo, E Moyo, Mahola, Masalesa, Maziya, Twala, Malepe, Kwem.
Subs: Mothwa, R Manzini, L Manzini, Reid, Lentjies, Maphangule, Maphanga.
Sundowns: 14. Onyango, 27. Morena, 2. Madisha, 5. Lebusa, 4. Langerman, 13. Mabunda, 8. Kekana, 11. Vilakazi, 10. Sirino, 7. Meza, 9. Affonso.
Subs: 30. Pieterse, 16. Ngcongca, 15. Jali, 17. Mahlambi, 7. Lakay, 40. Coetzee, 21. Mkhulise.