Orlando Pirates defender Tapelo Xoki leads the suspension list as there are ten DStv Premiership players who are set to miss the final day of the season show-offs.

Avoiding major injuries is always pivotal to the success or failure of sides in the DStv Premiership, particularly with the season coming to an end.


Unfortunately, for Pirates it was not the case as they saw their defender, Xoki. He picked up a fourth consecutive yellow card in a league game against Sekhukhune United over the weekend. He will also miss their clash against AmaZulu at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

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The Buccaneers are also not the only team to have suffered with having players unavailable for the final match of the season.

As the relegation fears deepen, it will be seen as a major blow for one of the threatened clubs, Marumo Gallants. They will have to do it without their scoring machine, Ranga Chivaviro.

  Orlando Pirates Tapelo Xoki leads DStv Premiership suspension list
Mothobi Mvala

Meanwhile, Mamelodi Sundowns will miss two defenders in Mothobi Mvala and Aubrey Modiba. SuperSport United will miss the veteran defender Thulani Hlatshwayo when they face Sekhukhune United in their final clash in Limpopo.

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Cape Town City, who will go against Kaizer Chiefs at the FNB Stadium, will have to deal with the wounded Amakhosi without their former players, Lorenzo Gordinho and also Fidel Ambina, respectively.

In addition, TS Galaxy’ Kamogelo Sebelebele, Riaan Hanamub of AmaZulu and Stellenbosch goalkeeper Sage Stephens are also ruled out of this weekend’s matches after picking up many yellow cards.


Tapelo Xoki (Pirates)

Riaan Hanamub (AmaZulu)

Fidel Ambina (Cape Town City)

Lorenzo Gordinho (Cape Town City)

Aubrey Modiba (Sundowns)

Mothobi Mvala (Sundowns)

Ranga Chivaviro (Gallants)

Sage Stephens (Stellenbosch)

Thulani Hlatshwayo (SuperSport Utd)

Kamogelo Sebelebele (TS Galaxy)

By Clifton Mabasa


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