Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed that they will be without two of their stars for Saturday's clash against Kaizer Chiefs.
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The Brazilian will face the Soweto giants without Andile Jali and Anthony Laffor when their Absa Premiership campaign commences.
Meanwhile, Oupa Manyisa and Sibusiso Vilakazi are doubtful for Saturday's clash and will undergo late fitness tests.
A statement on the club's website read,"Absa Premiership defending champions, Mamelodi Sundowns will be without Anthony Laffor and Andile Jali when taking on Kaizer Chiefs in the much-anticipated league opener at Loftus Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Both players are sidelined with hamstring injuries, with Laffor having resumed light training.
Sibusiso Vilakazi and Oupa Manyisa are doubtful for the match and will undergo late fitness tests. Vilakazi has a minor hamstring strain, while Manyisa suffered a contused back in the Caf Champion’s League match against AS Togo.