With an unblemished file spanning greater than a yr within the league, Mamelodi Sundowns are gearing for what may very well be their hardest check to this point within the 2023/24 DStv Premiership.
Their Wednesday evening conflict in opposition to 9th Orlando Pirates comes as they try to uphold an ideal begin to the season, having emerged victorious in all six matches performed to date, showcasing exceptional dedication alongside the best way.
With a lot anticipation to the sport on the almost sold-out Orlando Stadium, all eyes might be watching if or not the Mighty Bucs will have the ability to halt a Mamelodi Sundowns aspect who’re seemingly operating away with the lead on the summit of the log.
The Pirates camp has been slightly vocal within the build-up to this recreation – with captain Harmless Maela giving Sundowns their flowers but in addition warning that the Sea Robbers are inching nearer to their degree.
However the subject of whether or not Pirates are any nearer to difficult the Brazilians has been dividing Mzansi soccer followers and analysts for years, together with two of former Bafana Bafana’s best gamers – Teko Modise and Jerry Sikhosana who each share contrasting views in regards to the recreation on Wednesday.