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Patrick Phungwayo to start for Orlando Pirates

Posted: 8 April 2015 Time: 13:31

Patrick Phungwayo is set to play his first game this year when Orlando Pirates host Platinum Stars in the Absa Premiership at Orlando Stadium tonight.

The left-back has been sidelined with a knee injury he sustained on Bafana Bafana duty before the start of the Africa Cup of Nations, but could slot straight into the starting XI tonight given Thabo Matlaba’s unavailability.

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"Phungwayo is part of the team to play Platinum Stars tonight,” a Pirates official tells KickOff.com.

Happy Jele is expected to start in the centre of defence given Siyabonga Sangweni and Tshepo Gumede’s injuries.

Article by: Ernest Fakude
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