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Absa Premiership

Teams: Ajax Cape Town v Polokwane City

Date: 12 September 2015

Venue: Cape Town Stadium

Ajax Cape Town and Polokwane City will lock horns in an Absa Premiership encounter at the Cape Town Stadium this evening.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 20h15.

The Urban Warriors come into this tie on the back of a 1-0 over Bidvest Wits in the MTN8 semi-final, while they secured a 2-1 win over Free State Stars in their last league encounter.

The win over Stars saw Roger De Sa's men rise up to second in the Absa Premiership standings, one point behind leaders, Mpumalanga Black Aces.

Ajax have also been boosted by the return of two key players, Granwald Scott, Prince Nxumalo, while new signing Erwin Isaacs is also available.

Polokwane City, meanwhile, come into this tie on the back of a 1-1 draw against champions, Kaizer Chiefs.

Rise and Shine find themselves in 11th spot, after three games, while they have only picked up one win this season.

In head-to-head statistics, The Urban Warriors have two wins compared to just one for Rise and Shine, while one match ended in a draw.

Here's how they start:

Ajax Cape Town: Jaakkola, Lolo, Mobara, Jenniker, Lebusa, Mdabuka, Mzwakali, Graham, Paulse, Losper, Ncube

Polokwane City: Konopi, Phungwayo, Masenamela, Mbobani, Nyadombo, Nene, Jacobs, Maluleke, Ngidi, Tlolalne, Matjila

 

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