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Chiefs & Pirates Starting XI For Soweto Derby Announced

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates’ starting XI for the upcoming Soweto Derby have been announced.

The game will take place on Sunday at 5pm at Orlando Stadium, where the Buccaneers will defend their title.

Pirates beat Chiefs 2-0 in the 2019 final, while there was no Carling Black Label Cup in 2019 due to the coronavirus.

Pirates are also the record champions of the competition, having won the tournament five times.

Samir Nurkovic received the most votes for Amakhosi with 193 766 ahead of Itumeleng Khune with 188 467 votes, while Gabadinho Mhango collected 133 590 votes for Pirates.

Chiefs current starting XI: Khune, Mathoho, Cardoso, Mashiane, Mphahlele, Lesako, Blom, Baccus, Radebe, Nurkovic, Billiat.

Pirates current starting XI: Ofori, Hlatshwayo, Maela, Nyauza, Jooste, Lorch, Motshwari, Hotto, Makaringe, Monare, Mhango.

The line-ups are subject to change depending on player injuries, but that will only be confirmed on match day.