Starting XI: Maritzburg v Royal AM

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Royal AM will be bidding to get into the top eight when they travel to Maritzburg United in the DStv Premiership on Sunday evening.

DStv Premiership 

Teams: Maritzburg United v Royal AM

Date: 15 January 2023

Venue: Harry Gwala Stadium

Royal AM won their first game since the restart after beating AmaZulu 2-0 the previous Sunday thanks to goals by Motebang Sera and Mxolisi Macuphu.

Thwihli Thwahla went up to ninth on the table as a result and they could leapfrog Orlando Pirates in fifth place if they clinch back-to-back wins.

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Maritzburg, on the other hand, also secured their first win under new head coach Fadlu Davids after edging Marumo Gallants 1-0 last Saturday.

However, the Team of Choice remained at the bottom of the table, three points off 14th-placed Swallows.

Maritzburg will be looking to turn things around after narrowly losing the first round clash 1-0 at Chatsworth Stadium. 

Here's how they line up:

Maritzburg United: 32. Learner, 5. Makume, 23. De Goede, 23. Moloisane, 6. Graham, 45. Jooste, 10. Human, 24. Bhengu, 12. Njoti, 11. Soukouna, 26. Karim

Subs: 31. Ndlovu, 14. Meza, 4. Hlongwa, 16. Ritchie, 22. Theron, 27. Ndengane, 20. Samu, 7. Van der Ross, 28. Palace.

Royal AM: 16. Nyame, 3. Nascimento, 14. Matlaba, 22. Rikhotso, 6. Kobedi, 40. Cele, 23. Ndlovu, 12. Mahlasela, 11. Potsane, 7. Pelembe, 33. Sera

Subs: 32. Ngcobo, 17. Mogaila, 13. Manganyi, 38. Mashiane, 34. Thikazi, 9. Macuphu, 50. Masuku, 30. Gamildien, 5. Dlamini

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