Telkom Knockout Remaining
Groups: Maritzburg United v Mamelodi SundownsDate: 14 December 2019
Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium
Mamelodi Sundowns might be chasing their fourth Telkom Knockout crown after they tackle giant-slayers Maritzburg United within the last on Saturday night at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
The match will get underway at 18h00.
The Brazilians prolonged their already hectic schedule by reaching the ultimate of the Telkom Knockout after edging Golden Arrows 2-1 within the semi-finals on 23 November.
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The Tshwane giants have received the League Cup 3 times beneath totally different sponsors, the final of which was in 2015 after beating Kaizer Chiefs 3-1 within the last beneath the steering of present coach Pitso Mosimane.
Masandawana, who had been final in motion on Wednesday after thrashing Stellenbosch FC 3-1 within the league, might be with out utility participant Rivaldo Coetzee who sustained an ankle harm in that match however they may welcome again talisman Gaston Sirino from suspension and Tebogo Langerman, Hlompho Kekana and Thapelo Morena, who had been all rested in midweek.
In the meantime, the Crew of Alternative might be aiming to win their first piece of silverware after upsetting Kaizer Chiefs within the semi-finals late final month.
The KwaZulu-Natal outfit might be hoping for higher luck after reaching their second main cup last in simply over a yr and half, the primary of which led to a 1-Zero loss to Free State Stars within the 2018 Nedbank Cup last.
Nonetheless, United mentor Eric Tinkler does have expertise of successful this trophy after main Cape City Metropolis to the title in 2016.
The Crew of Alternative, who’ve had per week’s relaxation after beating Polokwane Metropolis 1-Zero within the league final Sunday, will as soon as once more be with out Jeremy Brockie, who’s barred from taking part in towards his dad or mum membership, however they are going to be boosted by the return of goalkeeper Richard Ofori from suspension.
This is how they line up:
Maritzburg: 31. Ofori, 5. Morgan, 36. Kunene, 45. Mngonyama, 23. De Reuck, 4. Allie, 8. Buchanan, 14. Claasen, 26. Shandu, 15. Timm, 19. Moseamedi.
Subs: 30. Mpandle, 3. Sanoka, 11. Jappie, 29. Mekoa, 13. Lea’alafa, 7. Kutumela, 17. Augusto.
Sundowns: 14. Onyango, 4. Langerman, 27. Morena, 2. Madisha, 15. Jali, 8. Kekana, 5. Lebusa, 18. Zwane, 21. Mkhulise, 10. Sirino, 9. Affonso.
Subs: 1. Mweene, 6. Arendse, 7. Lakay, 16. Ngcongca, 26. Makgalwa, 13. Mabunda, 11. Vilakazi.
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