Kaizer Chiefs will face Highlands Park at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday evening. Kick-off is at 18:00.
Dumsani Zuma will start in tonight’s Absa Premiership fixture against Highlands Park. Ramahlwe Mphahlele also comes back into the team, slotting in at the right-back position.
Kaizer Chiefs will play in a kind of 3-5-2 formation with Kgotso Moleko, Daniel Cardoso and Teenage Hadebe occupying the three centre-back positions.
Mphahlele will be on the right of the three centre-backs, while Philalai Zulu will be on the left wing. Khama Billiat is out due to an injury, while Leonardo Castro comes back into the team as the striker.
Parker will be the captain again, in the absence of Itumeleng Khune and Willard Katsande.
Kaizer Chiefs’ line-up: Akpeyi (40); Moleko (18), Cardoso (4), Hadebe (20); Mphahlele (2), Maluleka (12), Ekstein (27), Parker, captain (25), Zulu (22); Zuma (28), Castro (8)
Subs: Bvuma (44), Ntiya-Ntiya (36), Andrianarimanana (6), Booysen (5), Ntshangase (10), Moon (7), Letlotlo (43)
Head coach: Ernst Middendorp
Highlands Park: Heush (1); Mokoena (21), Fransman (5), Msimango (23), Ramoraka (20); Mahlangu (40), Mvala, captain (14), Rae (24), Mbunjana (8); Mbatha (43), Nyembe (31)
Subs: Kapini (16), Haoseb (45), Motsepe (34), Williams (22), Motlafi (17), Mogaile (12), Ndoro (47)
Head coach: Owen da Gama