1. Denis Onyango, Mamelodi Sundowns, January 2021

    GOALKEEPER - Denis Onyango

    The 2016 Caf Footballer of the Year based in Africa will be hoping to continue his good form in the PSL.

    Onyango remains the only PSL first-choice goalkeeper, and is yet to concede in the local top-flight league this term.

  2. Khuliso Mudau, Mamelodi Sundowns, November 2020

    RIGHT-BACK - Khuliso Mudau

    The former Black Leopards star made his return to the starting line-up against DR Congo's AS Maniema Union on Sunday.

    Mudau was enjoying game time ahead of Thapelo Morena in the right-back position before he picked up an injury in late August. 

  3. Lyle Lakay, Mamelodi Sundowns, November 2020

    LEFT-BACK - Lyle Lakay

    The former South Africa under-20 international was redeployed to his natural position as a left-back against Maniema.

    Lakay grabbed an assist in Downs' last PSL game as they thrashed Swallows FC 3-0 earlier this month.

  4. Brian Mandela of Kenya and Mamelodi Sundowns.
    Mamelodi Sundowns.

    CENTRAL DEFENDER - Brian Mandela

    The Kenya international made his maiden start of the season against Maniema having fallen out of favour at the Tshwane giants.

    Mandela is likely to keep his place in the team with Grant Kekana and Rushine De Reuck having joined fellow centre Ricardo Nascimento on the injury list.

  5. Mosa Lebusa, Mamelodi Sundowns, May 2021

    CENTRAL DEFENDER - Mosa Lebusa

    The left-footed centre-half's mistake led to Maniema's opening goal as Sundowns struggled defensively.

    Lebusa will be hoping to produce an improved display against a stubborn Arrows side.

  6. Rivaldo Coetzee, Mamelodi Sundowns, August 2021

    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Rivaldo Coetzee

    The Kakamas-born player will be looking to protect the Downs defence and ensure that they keep another clean sheet in the league.

    Coetzee has already bagged three PSL Man of the Match accolades this season.

  7. Andile Jali, Mamelodi Sundowns, September 2021


    The 2011 Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament has formed arguably the best midfield partnership in the PSL with Coetzee.

    Jali has been a consistent performance since he replaced Mothobi Mvala from the Downs starting line-up early last month.

  8. Themba Zwane, Mamelodi Sundowns, October 2021


    The two-time PSL Midfielder of the Season produced his best performance of the current season against Maniema.

    Zwane's brace against Maniema has surely boosted his confidence heading into this clash with Abafana Bes'thende.

  9. Gaston Sirino, Mamelodi Sundowns, January 2021

    RIGHT FORWARD - Gaston Sirino

    The talented attacker has struggled to regain the form which saw him establish himself as of the best playmakers in Africa.

    Sirino could be recalled to the starting line-up - replacing Thabiso Kutumela - who was ineffective against Maniema.

  10. Peter Shalulile, Mamelodi Sundowns, December 2020

    LEFT FORWARD - Peter Shalulile

    The 2019/20 PSL Golden Boot winner saw his five-match scoring run for Sundowns come to an end against Maniema.

    Shalulile will be looking to add to the five goals which he has already netted in the PSL.

  11. Pavol Safranko, Mamelodi Sundowns, August 2021

    CENTRE FORWARD - Pavol Safranko

    The Stropkov-born marksman started the last two matches and also scored in Masandawana's most recent PSL game against Swallows.

    Safranko's first goal for the Tshwane giants was against Arrows in the MTN8 clash and he will be confident of finding the back of the net once again.