Despite their off-field problems, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila have assembled a good team which has proved can compete in the DStv Premiership.
Although the Thohoyandou-based club will be missing key players such as Meshack Maphangule and Thabo Rakhale due to suspension and injury respectively, coach Joel Masutha still has match winners within the squad.
The Zambian international started the last two matches off the bench but still made an impact for TTM. With Rakhale out of the match day squad on Saturday, Shonga will be expected to lead the attack.
After his failed move to AmaZulu on the last day of the transfer window period, Ngele is expected to play a big role at the club. The 30-year-old has also not started a match since returning from international duty, but coach Masutha will definitely be expecting the former Mamelodi Sundowns player to continue with his early season form.
After failing to command a regular place in the starting line-up in the opening matches of the season, Manaka has had some decent displays in the last few matches. TTM will count on him in the middle of the park alongside Miguel Timm.
By Ofhani Munyai