Absa Premiership

Preview: AmaZulu v Platinum Stars

2015-04-29 14:56
Bornwell Mwape (Supplied)
Bornwell Mwape (Supplied)

Cape Town - AmaZulu are back to full strength for their Premiership encounter against Platinum Stars in KwaMashu on Wednesday.

Leading goal-scorer Bornwell Mwape is fit again and so too is defender Roscoe Pietersen, although the former is only likely to feature off the bench in what is another must-win game for Usuthu.

Key midfielder John Arwuah also returns from suspension for the 15th-placed hosts, who will be looking to close the gap on the teams above them and also pull clear of bottom side Moroka Swallows.

"It's a pretty big for us, so after Wednesday and Saturday we will know exactly where we stand heading into that final week," coach Steve Barker said.

"If we can win both games, it will give us the momentum we need to try and survive automatically.

"My feeling is if we get 10 points, we can still do it. It won't be easy, but it is possible as we have shown with the fighting spirit displayed over the last few weeks."

Dikwena are missing one player through suspension, the former AmaZulu midfielder Letladi Madubanya.

The Rustenburg outfit have enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence since the reappointment of Cavin Johnson as coach and are unbeaten in their last four games.

Kick-off is at 19:30.

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