Teams: AmaZulu v Ubuntu Cape Town
Date: 09 March 2018
Venue: King Zwelithini Stadium
National First Division side Ubuntu Cape Town will look to claim a scalp of another Absa Premiership team when they take on AmaZulu in the Nedbank Cup last 16.
The match is scheduled to get underway tonight at 20h00.
Usuthu will be hoping for a change in fortunes in the cup as their domestic campaign is threatening to become a relegation scrap with only seven rounds of matches left to play.
Cavin Johnson's charges needed a penalty shoot-out to get past second-tier side Mthatha Bucks in the last round of the competition.
The KwaZulu-Natal outfit will be without the services of defender Sedate Ouro-Akoriko, who is suspended
Ubuntu will be highly confident coming into this encounter after defeating Polokwane City 3-2 in extra time in the last round.
The NFD rookies have made a statement and are building a name for themselves as this is their first season as a professional outfit.
The Mother City club are also in good form in the second-tier, having escaped the bottom of the log to occupy the 12th position in a space of three matches.
Here's how they line up:
AmaZulu: 31. Pule, 25. P. Gumede, 29. Mabiliso, Nyongo, 17. M. Gumede, 4. Morton, 6. Ncube, 8. Ncobeni, 9. Cele, 23. Kararu, 16. Manzini.
Subs: 1. Murambadoro, 22. Mthembu, 24. Sikhakhane, 32.Lumkwana, Maduna, 7. Ramphele, 2. Khenyeza.
Ubuntu: 1. Khoza, 12. Sigwebela, 17. Heutchou-Kuilong, 6. Gwala, 24. Bezuidenhout, 42. Chiwunga, 14. Donn, 35. Fredericks, 30. Adonis, 36. Mahlatsi, 34. Cale.
Subs: 15. Jacobs, 21. Isaacs, 33. Mayo, 27. Sampson, 9. Madikane, 11. Sibanda, 3. Sefoli.