George Maluleka of Kaizer Chiefs challenges Thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates during the 2016 Nedbank Cup Last 32 match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs on 05 March 2016 at FNB Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix
Thursday Jul 28, 2016. 12:42
Ahead of the Carling Black Label Champion Cup this coming Saturday afternoon, the starting line-ups for both Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates have been revealed.
The highly anticipated Soweto Derby pre-season encounter allows fans to choose the starting elevens.
On the other hand, the competition offers the supporters an opportunity to coach the teams with Phumlani Mahlangu and Sifiso Ndlovu set to be manning the touchline.
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Ndlovu will be tasked to bag a second crown for Amakhosi whilst Mahlangu is set to be in charge of the Buccaneers, as they aim to claim their fourth title.
On the other hand, the competition's organisers have announced a line-up of musicians to spice up the day with the likes of DJ Naves and Sphectacular, Professor as well as Finest set to perform before the match gets underway.
Furthermore, substitution voting is open all through the opening 45 minutes of the game and fans are urged to make their selection by sending an SMS with the jersey number of the player they would like to see come off the bench to the following numbers: 30043 (Kaizer Chiefs), 30044 (Orlando Pirates).
The game is set to kick-off at 15:30 and the gates will open at 11:30 at the iconic FNB Stadium.
Kaizer Chiefs: Itumeleng Khune, Eric Mathoho, Tsepo Masilela, Lorenzo Gordinho, Kgotso Moleko, George Lebese, Willard Katsande, Hendrick Ekstein, George Maluleka, Bernard Parker, William Twala
Orlando Pirates: Brighton Mhlongo, Happy Jele, Ayanda Gcaba, Edwin Gyimah, Thabo Matlaba, Oupa Manyisa, Thabo Rakhale, Mpho Makola, Issa Sarr, Tendai Ndoro, Thamsanqa Gabuza