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Moleko starts for Chiefs

Posted: 5 February 2014 Time: 13:16

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter is set to hand Kgotso Moleko his first start of the season when the log leaders take on SuperSport United tonight.

Amakhosi have a tricky selection dilemma at left-back following an injury to Tsepo Masilela and the departure of Keegan Ritchie to SK Slavia Prague. can reveal that Moleko is in line to play his first match of the season, while Siboniso Gaxa is likely to fill the void at left-back.

Baxter had in fact thought of playing the infamous three centre-backs – Mulomowandau Mathoho, Morgan Gould and Tefu Mashamaite – but has opted instead to go with Moleko at right-back and Gaxa at left-back, with Gould and Mashamaite in central defence.

Meanwhile, Kingston Nkhatha, who suffered a concussion against Moroka Swallows on January 31 at Dobsonville Stadium, will miss the match as he is being rested.

However, Chiefs welcome back Bernard Parker, who missed the match against the Dube Birds as a precaution after he picked up a knock at training.

Kick-off for the League match at Peter Mokaba Stadium is 19:30.

Livefyre comments on this story...

posted: 2014-02-05 11:20:37

he shud have played Tower @ ryt back and take Gaxa the other way...

T-Man wa leKhosi
posted: 2014-02-05 11:22:53

KO you camping at our camp and now even leaking our line up hours before the game kicks off.

posted: 2014-02-05 11:23:59

Coach awume kancane ngo Morgan please

posted: 2014-02-05 11:25:48

in Baxter i trust

posted: 2014-02-05 11:27:05

T-Man wa leKhosi  Let them leak it, we don't want excuses from SSU, saying they were caught by surprise

posted: 2014-02-05 11:28:28

Mashamaite to his natural left back,Tower n Gould in centre back,Gaxa in his right s well

posted: 2014-02-05 11:29:17

What I'm sure about is cavin Johnson is going to expose their shaky defense this afternoon....gaxa is already starting to fail at right back so what the hell is he going to do at the left back? thanx in advance mr transition for giving supersport 3 points.

posted: 2014-02-05 11:30:16

spice  u can say that again,Mathoho deserves to be in the starting XI.The partnership of Mathoho and Masha is fantastic 

posted: 2014-02-05 11:30:29

Not Morgan goat coach pleaze.

posted: 2014-02-05 11:30:40

Ai akame kancane ngempela ngalenkomo yerrr

posted: 2014-02-05 11:30:58

Our three points at Naturena Rise khosi Rize

Thando G
posted: 2014-02-05 11:33:40

Play Gordinho maaan!

? Chief Tsonga ?
posted: 2014-02-05 11:35:11

Thando G  Good on the ball, but too slow, won't be able to chase after a pacy attacker.

Mr cool
posted: 2014-02-05 11:35:39

spice  true dat! we dnt need dengerous free-kicks or penalty for heavn sake!

Mr cool
posted: 2014-02-05 11:35:39

moleko,mathoho,mashamite.mtsweni!!! Dats ma advice Sir baxtr!

posted: 2014-02-05 11:35:43

kgotso can do it .....

? Chief Tsonga ?
posted: 2014-02-05 11:35:51

escobar511  Lol relax khosi, someone needs to punch Niang into order

posted: 2014-02-05 11:36:45

Play whoever bt not gould he is a cow

Fumigator {#Komphela Is A Spaza Shop Coach}
posted: 2014-02-05 11:37:11

Haibo!! Morena Tiyani why are you giving us half a team. What about the other positions? What about killer? Will he be available for selection, starting, bench, stands?

? Chief Tsonga ?
posted: 2014-02-05 11:38:05

Paula12  Ya because Gaxa usually overlaps and fails to return in time to defend, but Baxter knows better, let us just wait and see....shaky defence?? you mistake us for Pirates

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