CAF CL: Shonga starts for Pirates
Zambian striker Justin Shonga will lead Sea Robbers attack when they kick off their CAF Champions League group stage campaign this afternoon against FC Platinum of Zimbabwe at the Barbourfields Stadium.
Shonga scored the only goal of the game in the second round to help Orlando Pirates beati African Stars of Namibia and progress to the group stage.Winger Augustine Mulenga will start from the bench.
The Buccaneers are highly motivated as they are coming into this match off the back of a 4-2 victory over Chippa United, which saw them cut Bidvest Wits' lead at the top of the PSL standings to just two points.
Full starting line Up:
Pirates: Mabokgwane, Jele, Ndengane, Mbekile, Maela, Munetsi, Nyatama, Mlambo, Lorch, Mahachi, Shonga.
Subs: Mpontshane, Mntambo, Makola, Mako, Pule, Mulenga, Gabuza.