Phakamani Mahlambi is still out injured while Keletso Makgalwa is on national duty with the Under-23 national team in Egypt.
The teams are coming from a FIFA International break for the past week. The PSL champions were missing goalkeeper Denis Onyango, who was with Uganda and two Bafana Bafana players Thapelo Morena and Mosa Lebusa.
Mngqithi says some players were given a break to recover from the hectic schedule.
Sundowns have arguably one of the most talented squad in the league. But they have struggled without Sirino and Zwane in recent matches with some of the fringe players struggling to make an impact.
Mngqithi says they will not sign more players unless it is necessary. – Report by Vincent Sitsula