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Mamelodi Sundowns To Play Barcelona

Collins Ndlovu:

Johannesburg: The South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns will host the Spanish champions Barcelona, the game will be played at FNB Stadium on 16 May 2018.

Eight-time Absa  Premiership winners Mamelodi Sundowns announced on their twitter account on Friday night that they will host Barca-who clinched their  25th La Liga title last week.

The game will be played at soccer city stadium on 16 May in less than two weeks time, fans are expecting to fill the stadium.

Despite winning the title, Barca is still left with three games after playing all draw with Real Madrid 2-2 while it looks to win more games.

It remains unclear at this stage whether the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Philippe Coutinho will make the trip, with the World Cup coming up next month in Russia.

Mamelodi Sundowns who played in Caf Champions League, as they battle out with defending champions  Wydad Casablanca on Saturday night where they played all draw 1-1.

The sundowns team will be expected to field all their regular players such as Hlompho Kekana, Percy Tau, Khama Billiat and give Barca some bit of “Diski flavor”

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