Local News 3.8.2016 02:39 pm

Pitso ready to unleash Vilakazi

Sibusiso Vilakazi, Pitso Mosimane and Lucky Mohomi of Mamelodi Sundowns (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Sibusiso Vilakazi, Pitso Mosimane and Lucky Mohomi of Mamelodi Sundowns (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

Mamelodi Sundowns will give star singing Sibusiso Vilakazi, along with Lucky Mohomi and Ricardo Nascimento a run out against Orlando Pirates.

Pirates and Sundowns will participate in the Dr Hage Geingob Cup in Namibia this Saturday, where the local rivals will clash in the semifinals of the pre-season tournament which features Tigers FC and African Stars.

“We have a game in Namibia, Dr Hage Geingob, the president of Namibia cup. It is our third year we play. We have won it twice, and we would like to win it for a third time and keep the trophy,” said Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane.

Pirates go into the tournament with their pride wounded after suffering a 2-0 defeat to arch rivals Kaizer Chiefs in the Carling Black Label Cup this past Saturday, and the former Bafana Bafana coach says it will be a showdown, following their new recruits.

“They have really strengthened the team, from the goalkeeper coach, to head coach and even the physical trainer … it is a revamped team. They have made a big overhaul in terms of personnel, players coming in. So it will be a big game against Pirates.”

“We know it is going to be difficult, we have to play Bangaly Soumahoro, Ricardo Nascimento, Lucky Mohomi, Vilakazi, and the other guys that have not been playing,” added the former SuperSport United mentor.

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results

Celtic 1-2 Arrows
United 0-0 FS Stars
Chiefs 2-0 Maritz United
Plat Stars 0-1 Baroka
Polokwane 3-2 Highlands
Maritzburg Utd 0-1 SuperSport
Highlands 0-1 Chiefs

fixtures

Pirates vs Plat Stars
Miritz United vs Polokwane
Chiefs vs Maritzburg Utd

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Arrows 4 9
2 Orlando Pirates 3 7
3 Bidvest Wits 3 7
4 Kaizer Chiefs 4 7
5 Cape Town City 4 7
6 SuperSport United 4 5
7 Polokwane City 4 5
8 Chippa United 2 4
9 Platinum Stars 3 4
10 Baroka FC 4 4
11 Maritzburg Utd 4 4
12 Highlands Park 3 3
13 Ajax Cape Town 4 2
14 Free State Stars 4 2
15 Sundowns 1 1
16 Bloem Celtic 3 1