The Bafana Bafana attacker rescued Amakhosi from the jaws of defeat of their final league outing towards Maritzburg United however is now absent

Kaizer Chiefs ahead Lebogang Manyama is not going to be obtainable on account of suspension when Amakhosi host Orlando Pirates in Sunday’s Soweto derby confrontation at FNB Stadium.

The 30-year-old was proven his fourth yellow card when Chiefs have been held to a 1-1 draw by Maritzburg United final week.

Apparently, Manyama grabbed Chiefs’ equaliser late in that match as they appeared headed for a second league defeat by the Staff of Alternative.

He additionally lasted your entire match in Tuesday’s Caf Champions League 0-Zero draw away at Petro Atletico de Luanda the place he began as a quantity 9 earlier than the introduction of Samir Nurkovic.

Manyama has managed three objectives and two assists within the 15 league video games up to now this season.

His three objectives make him the joint top-scorer for Chiefs within the PSL along with Nkosingiphile Ngcobo and Leonardo Castro and Manyama’s absence might be felt by a facet making an attempt to arrest a six-match winless streak within the league, the place they final gained in January.

As Chiefs face a Pirates facet which has defeated them thrice this season, that leaves coach Gavin Hunt praying for the return of injured striker Leonardo Castro, who has missed their final three matches in all competitions.

In the meantime, reigning PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns can be with out suspended striker Peter Shalulile after they host Black Leopards.

The Namibia worldwide picked up his fourth yellow card early into the 2-1 league win over Stellenbosch final Saturday.

It was a match during which he grabbed Sundowns’ successful objective deep into harm time.

Since being confirmed as a Sundowns participant in September 2020, Shalulile has established himself as a key participant for the membership, scoring eight league objectives and offering 5 assists in 16 appearances.

He has additionally managed three objectives within the Caf Champions League and as many within the Nedbank Cup, marking these strikes with some exuberant celebrations the place he throws himself to the bottom.

“We would like higher celebrations but when he retains on taking part in each match and scoring the objectives‚ I don’t thoughts if he celebrates the way in which he’s celebrating‚” mentioned Sundowns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi as per Occasions Stay.

“I actually don’t thoughts. Perhaps as soon as I see one thing that would trigger issues for him‚ [then] I’ll thoughts. As it’s now‚ he has performed in each match for us and he by no means will get injured.

“He’s very robust‚ he’s a fighter‚ a high soldier‚ an excellent skilled and I’m positive that everyone will need to work with a participant like that. Will probably be very tough to manage his celebrations as a result of emotionally we don’t know what occurs when he scores a objective.”

Shalulile’s absence might present a headache for the Masandawana coaches who’ve a depleted assault following accidents to Kermit Erasmus and Lesedi Kapinga.



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