Starting XI: Celtic v Arrows
Absa Premiership Starting XI: Bloemfontein Celtic v Golden Arrows, 7 January 2018
Teams: Bloemfontein Celtic v Golden Arrows
Date: 07 January 2018
Venue: Dr Molemela Stadium
Bloemfontein Celtic and Golden Arrows will look to start 2018 with a win when the two lock horns in an Absa Premiership match at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h30.
Phunya Sele Sele have claimed 11 points from seven home matches this season. Their last three turns as hosts have produced a loss (0-1 against Orlando Pirates), a win (3-0 against Free State Stars) and a draw in the above-mentioned match.
Arrows have gone 10 league matches without a win after they were held 0-0 at home by KwaZulu-Natal rivals Maritzburg United on December 17.
The Durban side’s last victory was away to Platinum Stars in September.
In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Arrows have met in 27 league matches since 2000/01. Phunya Sele Sele have claimed 11 wins compared to four for Abafana Bes’thende, while 12 matches have been drawn.
When the teams met earlier this season in Durban they played to a 1-1 draw, with goals from Kuda Mahachi and Roggert Nyundu respectively.
Here is how the line-up:
Celtic: 30. Tignyemb, 3. Pfumbidzai, 22. Rikhotso, 27. Ndengane, 13. Letsoalo, 24. Maema, 25. Gordinho, 35. Baloyi, 7. Hotto, 10. Mabena, 8. Phalane.
Arrows: 32. Gumede, 14. Dube, 20. Mathiane, 5. Mzava, 2. Nkombelo, 37. Ndwandwe, 28. Bilankulu, 27. Magubane, 41. Lamola, 11. Mahachi, 19. Mutizwa.