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Predicted Orlando Pirates XI v Sekhukhune: Mofokeng retained?

Orlando Pirates begin the defence of their MTN8 crown this Saturday with a quarter-final clash with Sekhukhune.

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Orlando Pirates predicted XI vs Sekhukhune in MTN8

Chaine; Monyane, Sibisi, Xoki, Mako; Mofokeng, Ndlondlo, Monare, Maswanganyi, Saleng; Lepasa

Pirates stated that Kermit Erasmus, Vincent Pule, Miguel Timm and Kabelo Dlamini are all nursing injuries at the moment but Molefe stressed that they aren’t long term issues. They could all be back in training soon.

“As a medical department, we have acted swiftly to address the injuries and this is key in ensuring the swift turnaround of the injured players to getting ready,” he added. 

“Through these interventions, we are confident these players will be back soon.”

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Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus. Photo: iDiski Times

MTN8 quarter-final lineup

After their midweek defeat to Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs now shift their focus to MTN8 quarter-final action. They face Cape Town City on Sunday in Athlone at 3pm still with fresh memories of their defeat to the Citizens on the final day of the 2022-23 DStv Premiership season. SuperSport United battle Stellenbosch at 6pm later that day. Before all of that, Sundowns face Swallows on Saturday at 3pm before Orlando Pirates begin the defence of their crown against Sekhukhune on Saturday in a rematch of last season’s Nedbank Cup final. That’s at 6pm.

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Miguel Timm after winning the MTn8 title. Image: @orlandopirates / twitter

Meanwhile, hit up James Freemantle for more insights, analysis and love for the beautiful game of football.

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