CAF Confederation Cup
Teams: Bidvest Wits v Royal Leopards
Date: 14 February 2014
Venue: Bidvest Stadium
Bidvest Wits will be looking to kick-off their CAF Confederations Cup campaign in a positive manner when they host Royal Leopards in a preliminary round, first leg match at Bidvest Stadium on Saturday.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 18h00.
The Students qualified for the competition after finishing as runners up in the 2014 edition of the Nedbank Cup.
This is not Wits first adventure into Africa after competing in the Confederations Cup in 2011.
They defeated Reunion side US Sainte-Marienne 4-1 on aggregate in the preliminary round before falling 3-1 to Madagascar’s AS Adema in the first round.
Wits come into this game off the back of a midweek Absa Premiership win, coming from behind to beat Maritzburg United 2-1.
Royal Leopards qualified for the Confederations Cup after winning the 2014 edition of the Swazi Cup.
They last competed in the Confederations Cup in 2012 where they were beaten 1-0 on aggregate in the preliminary round by Zambia’s Red Arrows.
Here is how they line up.
Bidvest Wits: Boafela, Kwakman, Ntshangase, Katongo, Pule, Doutie, Moerane, Ngcobo, Lecki, Zuke, Motshwari.
Royal Leopards: M.Dlamini, Fakudze, Ntimane, Ntshalintshali, Ma. Dlamini, Nkambule, Nxumalo, Malambe, Lukhele, Steenkamp, Gama.