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Free State XV vs Baia Mare

Posted on Friday, 19 Nov 2021

Free State XV vs Baia Mare

Team announcements for Saturday, 20 November

The gates open at 09:30 for an action-packed day where a Free State XV team will be facing Baia Mare from Romenia at 10:00 in a curtain-raiser for the Toyota Challenge match between the Toyota Cheetahs and the Cell C Sharks at 14:00 in Toyota Stadium.   

Free State XV

  1. Tsepang Mongale
  2. BD van der Vyver
  3. Ben-Hendrik van Vuuren
  4. Juan Human
  5. Heinrich Cloete
  6. Adakho Xontongo
  7. Kevin Pretorius
  8. Pieter Cockerin
  9. KK Hlongwane
  10. Malcolm Kerr Till
  11. Quintin Burger
  12. Arthur Williams
  13. Gomolemo Matlo
  14. Diego van Wyk
  15. Fanie Pretorius

  1. Quintin Davis
  2. Mzwandile Maphalala
  3. Francois Bezuidenhout
  4. Jaco Hattingh
  5. Henco Greyling
  6. JC Allen
  7. Lupho Nxotheni
  8. Sinovuyo Mbombo

Baia Mare

  1. Mihai Dico
  2. Ovidiu Cojocaru (C)
  3. Revazi Dugladze
  4. Mate Dardzulidze
  5. Stefan Iancu
  6. Florian Rosu
  7. Alexandra Alexe
  8. Aleksandre Kalmakhelidze
  9. Vladu Bocanet
  10. David Feliuai
  11. Kefentse Mahlo
  12. Alexandru Bucur
  13. Jason Tomane
  14. Adrian Apostol
  15. Paul Popoaia

  1. Adrian Tala
  2. Constantin Pristavita
  3. Omar Baliashvili
  4. Marius Danila
  5. Alexandru Tigla
  6. Mihai Lamboiu
  7. Luca Nichitean
  8. Silviu Gradinaru 

The referee for the match is Jaco Kotze.  He will be assisted by Darren Colby and Philip Kotze.  



Gates open 1 hour before kick-off and spectators are urged to come early and to note that the following has to be presented to gain entrance to the Toyota Stadium on a matchday:

  • A valid rugby ticket - Tickets are on sale at R100 each at the ticket office in the Toyota Stadium. Please remember to purchase your ticket before match day.
  • A vaccination certificate (the one with the QR code) - All spectators must be fully vaccinated. 
  • ID document or driver’s licence
  • Wear a mask at all times


  • Spectators are requested to arrive early.  Gates open one hour before kick-off and will close one hour after the final whistle.
  • Spectators can gain entrance to the Toyota Stadium from Kingsway or Att Horak Avenue to stadium perimeter parking. (“First come, first served”)
  • There will be one access point with four points of control.  Spectators have to show a valid vaccination certificate, ID, match ticket and have to wear a mask. Spectators without the required documents or without a mask will not be allowed in.
  • Officials will accompany spectators to their reserved seats on the grandstand to maintain social distance.  Suite holders may only use 50% of the venue’s capacity.
  • If a spectator feels ill or shows any of the Covid-19 symptoms, he/she is advised not to come to the stadium.
  • Individuals that are considered high risk or are in close contact with others who are considered high risk should not attend games.
  • Spectators are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizers. 
  • Spectators should be aware that all the risks posed by Covid-19 cannot be eliminated, including attending games as spectators but that essential control measures have been put in place to reduce risks for them. 
  • Spectators should be advised to keep their own record of contacts at a match for potential tracing purposes.  Where practical, all spectators and attendees must download the COVID Alert SA app, for contact tracing in the event of post-event infection.
  • The consumption of alcohol is not allowed. 
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