Chippa United face Kaizer Chiefs tonight at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Kick off at 19;30
Amakhosi are a high-flying team at the moment and are unbeaten in 6 games. They will look to boss the Chilli Boys on their home turf tonight.
Chiefs coach Ernst Midderndorp was also in attendance when Mamelodi Sundowns played Chippa United, which suggests that he might very well be prepared for them in tonight’s encounter.
However this time around there’s a new coach at the helm at Chippa in Morman Mapeza .
Chippa haven’t been quite easy to beat of late with Mamelodi Sundowns managing to get a victory in the Telkom Knockout on penalties.
FARPost.co.za takes a look at some impact players for the clash.
The former Bloemfontein Celtic goalkeeper’s experience would be crucial in tonight’s clash. He also had a good performance against Sundowns which proves the 34-year-old still has a lot more to give. He has 3 clean sheets in 9 games.
He Needs no motivation playing against his former side and the winger will look to prove a point. Twala could make a huge impact in tonight’s game, having quite the knowledge in of Amakhosi’s style of play. He has 1 assist in 9 starts for the Chilli Boys across all competitions.
The Zambian striker who was one of the signings that excited fans the most but seems to have not been coach Midderndorp’s favourite in recent games with Leonardo Castro and Samir Nurkovic cementing the preferred options upfront. He starts tonight with hopes to score his debut goal in the colours of the black and gold.
The 24-year-old always is a game changer for Amakhosi, with Midderndorp opting to use the winger as a sub in most cases. When given the nod Zuma always adds pace and strings beautiful passes going forward. He has an assist so far in his league campaign.
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