Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro has received a major boost ahead of their DStv Premiership resumption against Mamelodi Sundowns on Friday afternoon.

Captain Innocent Maela and defensive partner Nkosinathi Sibisi have both returned to full training after suffering injuries in the Nedbank Cup final.

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Meanwhile, Bafana Bafana striker Evidence Makgopa, who has yet to make his official debut for the club is also fighting after recovering from an ankle injury suffered in pre-season.

Having won the MTN8 title over AmaZulu before the mid-season break for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, confidence will be high in the camp at the Sea Robbers.

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Despite the 4-0 drubbing in the Carling Cup to Sundowns, they will take confidence from their 3-0 win in the second leg semi-final of the domestic competition earlier this season.

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