16 stars who played for Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns

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16. George Maluleka left Chiefs in 2020 to join Su
16. George Maluleka left Chiefs in 2020 to join Sundowns
1. Fabian McCarthy left Sundowns for Chiefs in 200
1. Fabian McCarthy left Sundowns for Chiefs in 2003
2. Brian Baloyi left Chiefs for Sundowns in 2004
2. Brian Baloyi left Chiefs for Sundowns in 2004
3. David Kannemeyer left Chiefs for Sundowns in 20
3. David Kannemeyer left Chiefs for Sundowns in 2004
4. Jabulani Mendu traded Chiefs for Sundowns in 20
4. Jabulani Mendu traded Chiefs for Sundowns in 2005
5. Jose Torrealba left Sundowns in 2007 to join Ta
5. Jose Torrealba left Sundowns in 2007 to join Tachira before returning to the PSL to join Chiefs in 2008
8. Josta Dladla dumped Sundowns to join Chiefs in
8. Josta Dladla dumped Sundowns to join Chiefs in 2009
7. Derrick Spencer moved from Chiefs to Sundowns i
7. Derrick Spencer moved from Chiefs to Sundowns in 2008
9. Thuso Phala joined Sundowns from Chiefs in 2009
9. Thuso Phala joined Sundowns from Chiefs in 2009
10. Punch Masenamela left Chiefs for Sundowns in 2
10. Punch Masenamela left Chiefs for Sundowns in 2011
11. Katlego Mphela traded Sundowns for Chiefs in 2
11. Katlego Mphela traded Sundowns for Chiefs in 2014
12. Ramahlwe Mphahlele swapped Sundowns for Chiefs
12. Ramahlwe Mphahlele swapped Sundowns for Chiefs in 2016
13. George Lebese dumped Chiefs for Sundowns in 20
13. George Lebese dumped Chiefs for Sundowns in 2017
14. Leonardo Castro joined Chiefs from Sundowns in
14. Leonardo Castro joined Chiefs from Sundowns in 2018
15. Khama Billiat left Sundowns for Chiefs in 2018
15. Khama Billiat left Sundowns for Chiefs in 2018
6.Collins Mbesuma left Chiefs to move abroad in 20
6.Collins Mbesuma left Chiefs to move abroad in 2005 and returned to the PSL to join Sundowns in 2008

Ahead of Thursday's crunch clash between log leaders Kaizer Chiefs and defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns, snl24.com/kickoff looks at 16 stars who represented both teams.

Chiefs and Sundowns are scheduled to meet at Orlando Stadium on Thursday evening (18h00) for what is being widely billed as an Absa Premiership title decider.

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The two teams are separated by just three points in first and second position, with four rounds of fixtures remaining in the campaign.

In light of this classic encounter, which has grown more prominent in recent years, can you remember the 16 players that have donned the colours of both Amakhosi and The Brazilians?

Check out the gallery above for all the stars who moved between Chiefs and Downs during their playing careers

The first player to make the switch from one to the other in the PSL era was defender Fabian McCarthy, who left Chloorkop for Naturena in 2003, followed by goalkeeper Brian Baloyi going the other way in 2004.

In recent years, the likes of Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Leonardo Castro and Khama Billiat have all left Sundowns for Chiefs, while George Lebese and George Maluleka traded the black and gold for the yellow and blue.

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