Cape Town - Mpumalanga Black Aces will attempt to return to
winning ways when they welcome Bidvest Wits to Mbombela Stadium on Wednesday
Read: 'Downs, Bucs want me - Ndoro
AmaZayoni had embarked on a seven-match unbeaten streak
prior to the international break, which help propel them into the Absa
That impressive run included successive wins over Ajax Cape
Town, Moroka Swallows and Orlando Pirates, before they held defending
Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns to a goalless draw last time out.
But Clive Barker's side were brought back down to earth last
weekend with a 2-1 defeat to Polokwane City, which left them in ninth place on
16 points after 11 rounds of action.
The Clever Boys are just one point ahead of their midweek
opponents in sixth, having arrested a four-match winless run on Saturday with a
2-0 success over Free State Stars.
Wits had previously played out to a 0-0 draw with Sundowns,
before losing to Rise & Shine, SuperSport United and Chippa United going
into the recent two-week interval.
The hosts have reported no new injuries or suspensions,
although four of their players are walking a disciplinary tightrope.
Captain Sibusiso Vilakazi, defender Buhle Mkhwanazi,
midfielder Vincent Pule and winger Dillon Sheppard are all one booking away
from incurring a one-match ban.
The visiting Students will be without midfielder Zamuxolo
Ngalo, who sits this one out after picking four yellow cards this season.
Defender Siboniso Gumede and midfielder Edwin Gyimah are
also in danger of suffering the same fate, with both players sitting on three
Kick-off is at 19:30.