The domestic champions welcome back Elvis Chipezeze, Lawrence Mhlanga, Edmore Chirambadare and Moses Demera, who were part of the Warriors squad at the just ended Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda.
Chicken Inn coach Joey Antipas has admitted his charges face a mammoth task against the South African big spenders and has rallied his troops to perform and win despite facing a much stronger side who are ‘in a form of their lives’.
“It is a difficult assignment against a Sundowns side in great form. They have a star-studded line up with quality players who are on top of their game. It is a big game for us and we all looking forward to pit our skills against them and win the match,” said Antipas.
“To the fans we wish you to come in your numbers and rally behind us because we are representing Zimbabwe,” concluded Antipas
The Gamecocks appear bullish after their 10-day tour of Zambia where they played Azam of Tanzania and two Zambian sides, Zanaco and Zesco in test matches.
In Harare, Harare City welcomes Indian Ocean Islanders, AS Adema of Madagascar at Rufaro also on Saturday in the second-tier Orange CAF Confederation Cup.
The Sunshine boys have strengthened their squad ahead of their maiden African safari with a number of new signings. Blessing Moyo, Ronald Chitiyo, Raphael Manuvire and Edwin Madhananga, along with Francesco Zekumbawire and William Manondo who were part of the Zimbabwean CHAN team are expected to be on duty for Harare City.