News reaching the Siya crew is that Mamelodi Sundowns had Charles Siyingwa and Kelly Sichilya with the team in their game against Nkana FC yesterday (Thursday).
The two defenders play for Zesco United in the Zambian Premier League.
Sundowns beat Nkana FC 1-0, as Pitso Mosimane and his team prepare for their opening game of 2014 against Kaizer Chiefs on January 23.
Sundowns’ midfielder Elias Pelembe scored the only goal of the game.
According to the official website of the Football Association of Zambia, Siyingwa and Sichilya were asked to help Sundowns in the game against Nkana.
“We have a depleted squad. We have injuries and several players who did not travel so we requested Zesco United to allow us to use some of their players for this friendly match,” Mosimane told fazfootball.com.
Sundowns have the likes of Hlompho Kekana, Katlego Mashego, Tebogo Langerman and Bryce Moon with Bafana Bafana for the African Nations Championship (CHAN), while Jabu Shongwe is out injured.
The Brazilians loaned Richard Henyekane and Raymond Monama to Free State Stars and University of Pretoria respectively.