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Staring XI: Pirates v Maritzburg

Absa Premiership

Teams: Orlando Pirates v Maritzburg United

Date: 11April 2017

Venue: Orlando Stadium

Orlando Pirates will look to put an end to their 12-game winless streak in the league when they host Maritzburg United in an Absa Premiership encounter at the Orlando Stadium.

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The Buccanneers languish in 12th position on the table and are five points behind bottom-placed Baroka with their last league victory in the  in November last year courtesy of Tendai Ndoro's lone-strike in the 2-0 victory against Chippa United.
 
Kjell Jonevret's charges advanced to the quarter-finals of the Nedbank Cup after an emphatic 4-1 victory against Free State Stars in their most recent encounter and will be hoping to garner their maiden league victory under Jonevret.
 
The visitors occupy eighth position on the table having amassed 26 points from a possible 66.
 
The Team Of Choice are on the back of a 2-1 victory against Ajax Cape Town in the league, courtesy of strikes by Andrea Fillecia and Brian Mandela.
 
Fadlu David's side will be without the services of defender Kwanda Mngonyama who is sidelined through suspension.
 
Here's how they line-up:
 
Pirates: 40. Mpontshane, 2. Gcaba, 4. Jele, 8. Matlaba, 21. Phungwayo, 20. Manyisa, 18. Sarr, 45. Mobara, 5. Makola, 29. Lorch, 7. Ndoro.
 
Maritzburg: 30. Vries, 16. Fransman, 5. Weidlich, 2. Onyango, 18. Saal, 28. Mekoa, 37. Ndlovu, 26. Shandu, 15. Maboe, 9. Fileccia, 19. Rusike.

 

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