Register Login Scores

Starting XIs and Previews

Starting XI: Sundowns v VUT

Nedbank Cup

Teams: Mamelodi Sundowns vs Vaal University of Technology

Date: 23 February 2020

Venue: Lucas Moripe Stadium

Mamelodi Sundowns will guard against complacency when they host minnows Vaal University of Technology in a Nedbank Cup last 16 clash on Sunday afternoon at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Read: Chiefs' Nedbank Cup Journey Ended By Penalties!

The Brazilians are high in confidence after winning four straight matches in all competitions, including a 2-1 victory over Bloemfontein Celtic in midweek.

In the Nedbank Cup though, Pitso Mosimane’s charges got to this stage of the tournament after edging neighbors SuperSport United 1-0 in their last 32 tie two weeks ago.

Sundowns will be without the suspended quartet of Gaston Sirino, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Mosa Lebusa and Hlompho Kekana, who all got their fourth bookings of the season in the win over Celtic.

On the other hand, VUT will be fired up to cause another upset after knocking out Golden Arrows on penalties in the last 32 following a 2-2 draw in extra-time two weeks ago.

Stanley Nkoana’s troops became the first ever fourth-tier side to defeat a Premier Soccer League side with Arrows’ scalp.

VUT, competing for the first time in the Nedbank Cup, are campaigning in the Gauteng SAB Regional League and are the only fourth-tier side that qualified for the tournament this year.

Here's how they line up:

Sundowns: Mweene, Lukhubeni, Lakay, Soumahoro, Seabi, Arendse, Mabunda, Makgalwa, Mkhulise, Maboe, Meza.

Subs: Pieterse, Madisha, Jali, Ngoma, Zwane, Mahlambi, Langerman.

VUT: Naane, Mokondo, Tema, Lekalakala, Sibisi, Mawelewele, Mampa, Bodiba, Chesane, Hlongwane, Mgidi.

Subs:  Makhalanyane, Masango, Nkoe, Khoza, Raseasala, Nkosinathi, Mdlalose.


Top 5

Hunt: I Am Going To Play Winning Football

64 Sep 21, 2020 02:36 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today

Sep 14, 2020 08:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

12 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

OFFICIAL: Pirates Confirm Signing Of Wits Duo

49 Sep 21, 2020 03:03 PM in Orlando Pirates

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

12 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Fans Outraged Over Bold Amakhosi Jersey Making the Rounds Online

29 Sep 18, 2020 05:02 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Chiefs Identify First Assistant For Hunt…

138 Sep 18, 2020 10:26 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Hunt’s Representatives Spotted At Chiefs!

141 Sep 16, 2020 07:33 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Six Players Who Could Form Part Of Hunt’s Chiefs Plans

36 Sep 17, 2020 04:30 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs To Miss Out On Defender?

20 Sep 21, 2020 10:33 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

3 PSL Clubs Showing Interest In Mnyamane

Sep 21, 2020 05:33 PM in PSL