How Orlando Pirates could start against Chippa United

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The Buccaneers will face the Chilli Boys in a PSL match on Saturday. Goal takes a look at how coach Josef Zinnbauer's side could line up

  1. GOALKEEPER - Richard Ofori
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    GOALKEEPER - Richard Ofori

    Ofori kept his sixth clean sheet in 14 league matches against Bloemfontein Celtic on Tuesday and he will be hoping to add to his tally when he faces Chippa.
  2. RIGHT-BACK - Siphesihle Ndlovu
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    RIGHT-BACK - Siphesihle Ndlovu

    The 2016/17 PSL Midfielder of the Season continues to sparkle as a full-back and he has finally found a permanent position in the Bucs starting line-up. 
  3. LEFT-BACK - Paseka Mako
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    LEFT-BACK - Paseka Mako

    The diminutive utility player has also cemented his place in the starting line-up as a left-back having started four successive matches. 
  4. CENTRAL DEFENDER - Happy Jele
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    CENTRAL DEFENDER - Happy Jele

    Pirates' hard-working captain will be hoping to lead the Buccaneers to their ninth victory of the season in the league. 
  5. CENTRAL DEFENDER - Thulani Hatshwayo
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    CENTRAL DEFENDER - Thulani Hatshwayo

    Hlatshwayo has been rock-solid at the heart of the Bucs defence - helping the team keep three clean sheets in their last five matches. 
  6. CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Ben Motshwari
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    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Ben Motshwari

    Motshwari must be extremely pleased as his consistency for Bucs has been rewarded with a Bafana Bafana call-up for the upcoming 2022 Afcon qualifiers against Ghana and Sudan. 
  7. CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Thabang Monare
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    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Thabang Monare

    The midfield enforcer has been in top form lately and he is expected to return to the starting line-up after missing the clash against Celtic due to suspension. 
  8. ATTACKING MIDFIELDER - Fortune Makaringe
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    ATTACKING MIDFIELDER - Fortune Makaringe

    Makaringe is the man of the moment in the Pirates camp after he scored a brilliant solo goal which inspired the team to a win over Celtic. 
  9. RIGHT FORWARD - Deon Hotto
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    RIGHT FORWARD - Deon Hotto

    The influential left-footed attacker is likely to return to his natural position as a winger following the return of strikers Frank Mhango and Tshegofatso Mabasa.
  10. LEFT FORWARD - Vincent Pule
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    LEFT FORWARD - Vincent Pule

    Pule remains Pirates' top scorer in the league with four goals thus far this term and he will be eager to add to his tally against Chippa. 
  11. CENTRE FORWARD - Frank Mhango
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    CENTRE FORWARD - Frank Mhango

    The accomplished forward could get the nod ahead of Mabasa and lead the attack for the Buccaneers.