Telkom Knockout Cup
Teams: Platinum Stars v Maritzburg United
Date: 6 October 2013
Venue: Moruleng Stadium
In today's Telkom Knockout Cup round of sixteen clash at the Moruleng Stadium, MTN8 champions Platinum Stars will take on Maritzburg United.
Dikwena have had a good start to the season, and have only suffered one defeat in all competitions, to Kaizer Chiefs in the league. They will hope to carry the momentum from last weekend's cup triumph into the Telkom Knockout Cup
The Team of Choice have struggled on the road this season, with two defeats and a draw in their three away games so far, and will be hoping their fortunes change in this cup clash.
In the past twelve meetings between these two clubs, all in the league, Stars have had the advantage, having won seven, compared to Maritzburg's two, while there have been three draws.
Last season Dikwena won both PSL encounters between the two, winning 2-0 at home, and 1-0 away.
Siphelele Mthembu, Platinum Stars' leading goalscorer this season, will not play today due to injury.
Kickoff is at 15h00.
This is how they line-up:
Platinum Stars: Siyabonga Mpontshane, Vuyo Mere, Tshepo Gumede, Benson Mhlongo, Sibusiso Msomi, Issa Sarr, Robert Ng'ambi, Elias Ngwepe, Tintswalo Tshabalala, Mduduzi Nyanda, Henrico Botes
Maritzburg United: Shu-Aib Walters, Thamsanqa Mkhize, Ruben Cloete, Mario Booysen, Robyn Johannes, Mohammed Awal, Michael Morton, Ryan De Jongh, Philani Zulu, Thokozani Sekotlong, Ayanda Nkosi
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