Starting XI: Chippa v Arrows
Absa Premiership Starting XI: Chippa United v Golden Arrows 20 January 2018
Teams: Chippa United v Golden Arrows
Date: 21 January 2018
Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Two mid-table Absa Premiership sides, will be looking to propel themselves in the direction of the leading pack, when Chippa United host Golden Arrows at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h30.
Both sides are in mixed form, with Chippa having beaten AmaZulu 2-0, in their first game of 2018 before drawing 1-1 with Bidvest Wits, and Arrows having recovered from a 2-1 loss to Bloemfontein Celtic by beating SuperSport United 1-0.
Teboho Moloi’s side boasts one of the best defensive records in the league, having conceded just 11 times in their first 17 matches.
Meanwhile, Arrows have impressed at the other end, netting 19 times in 17 games.
It promises to be an intriguing battle when the sides face off in Port Elizabeth and with The Chilli Boys just two points ahead of Abafana Bes’thende heading into the clash, this could be a crucial game in shaping the rest of the season for both of them.
Here's how they line up:
Chippa: 1. Akpeyi, 22. Modisane, 7. Mako, 4. Macheke, 2. Okwuosa, 21. Rakhale, 27. Mabaso, 23. Mntambo, 32. Lentjies, 43. Mashego, 17. Macuphu.
Arrows: 32. Gumede, 5. Mzava, 21. Mngwengwe, 3. Buthelezi, 18. Nonyane, 35. Zuke, 28. Bilankulu, 4. Venter, 11. Mahachi, 37. Ndwandwe, 19. Mutizwa.