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Mamelodi Sundowns name starting XI for Orlando Pirates clash

South Africa will come to a standstill on Saturday night when Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns clash in the 2023 MTN8 final.

The Buccaneers booked their place in the final after overcoming Stellenbosch in their two-legged semi-final.

Mamelodi Sundowns on the other hand earned a dramatic victory over rivals Kaizer Chiefs in their respective semi-final.

Tonight’s MTN8 final gets underway at 18:00, at the Moses Mabhida Stadium and you can follow all of the live action below.

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Orlando Pirates vs Mamelodi Sundowns: Starting lineups

Orlando Pirates XI: Chaine, Xoki, Sibisi, Hotto, Shandu, Timm, Monare, Maswanganyi, Saleng, Lepasa, Erasmus.

Subs: Ofori, Ndah, Mofokeng, Baloni, Mako, Kimvuidi, Kapinga, Makgopa, Makhaula.

Mamelodi Sundowns XI: Williams, Mvala, Coetzee, Mudau, Boutouil, Modiba, Mokoena, Allende, Maema, Zwane, Shalulile.

Subs: Onyango, Kekana, Lebusa, Zungu, Maseko, Mkhulise, Maboe, Mabena, Mendieta.

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It’s nice to play against Sundowns – Jose

“We know each other very well. There is big respect between us in both directions.” the Orlando Pirates coach said as quoted by Citizen.

“That means that we both spend time analysing each other. It’s nice to play against them because they are a team that is asking many different questions during the game, as we do.”

In other news, Orlando Pirates legend Jomo Sono has heaped praise on Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Rhulani Mokwena.

Mokwena’s side have successfully qualified for yet another CAF Champions League group stage round. Add to that the upcoming MTN8 final where they’ll take on the Buccaneers.

Mokwena’s side are also running away with the DStv Premiership title, after an incredible 100% start to the campaign with eight wins in as many matches.

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“I think the difference with him is [that] he’s passionate about football, he’s passionate about coaching.” the Orlando Pirates icon said as quoted by SABC SPORT.

“He works so hard, I think he works 24 hours that guy, I don’t think he sleeps. I don’t think he’s got a bed, I think his bed is a laptop. He just wants to look at football, new tactics, and blah, blah, blah. You can see the signs of hard work.

“I think at Sundowns they gave him the platform, I think other teams didn’t give him the platform – they didn’t understand, they wanted the success now.”

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