Starting XI: Celtic v Maritzburg
Teams: Bloemfontein Celtic v Maritzburg United
Date: 24 August 2016
Venue: Dr. Molemela Stadium
Bloemfontein Celtic begin their Absa Premiership with a clash against Maritzburg United at the Dr. Molemela Stadium.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 19h30.
Celtic finished the 2015-2016 season in 10th spot, four points adrift of a top eight spot.
The Free State outfit have bolstered their squad significantly, having brought in the likes of Kethokwakhe Masuku, Cheslyn Jampies, Mpho Maruping, Deon Hotto, Sibusiso Mxoyana, Atusaye Nyondo, Tlou Molekwane.
Maritzburg United narrowly escaped relegation on the final day of the season, after beating Jomo Cosmos 3-1 away from home.
Ernst Middendorp subsequently signed a new two-year deal with the club and have also added Andrea Fileccia, Bevan Fransman and Byrce Moon to their squad.
Here's how they line-up:
Bloemfontein Celtic: 30. Tignyemb, 18. Sankara, 5. Letlabika, 27. Ndengane, 11. Hotto, 3. Dube, 12. Mahlasela, 19. Mxoyana, 7. Lakay, 23. Shikweni, 24. Masana
Maritzburg United: 30. Vries, 7. Moon, 16. Fransman, 2. Onyango, 5. Weidlich, 6. Moyo, 29. Lentjies, 19. Rusike, 28. Mekoa, 10. Zulu, 9. Fileccia