Kaizer Chiefs have stretched their lead at the top of the ABSA Premiership after an emphatic 2-nil victory over second placed Mamelodi Sundowns in Pretoria this afternoon.
Orlando Pirates has dropped to tenth spot on the ABSA Premiership after a 1-0 loss to rookies Stellenbosch FC in Cape Town.
Maritzburg United assistant Vincent Kobola has backed former coach Benni McCarthy to turn the tables at Cape Town City ahead of their Absa Premiership showdown in the Mother City on Friday.
Stellenbosch FC won their first match of the 2019/20 Absa Premiership season, a 2-0 victory over Polokwane City at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night.
Former Amajimbos and Amajita full back Bongane ‘Chappies’ Mathabela will be hoping to play his first ever Absa Premiership game on Saturday when Stellenbosch take on Cape Town City in a local derby at the Athlone Stadium.
Bloemfontein Celtic coach John Maduka says his players do not need to be motivated ahead of their Absa Premiership match game against Orlando Pirates at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday.
Cape Town City’s pre-season is back in full swing as almost all of their players have now assembled ahead of the next month’s Absa Premiership kick off.
The Absa Premiership prize money for the league champions has been increased by 50 percent from the previous season.
Maritzburg United have escaped the ABSA Premiership relegation by a whisker and finished the season 15th on the log.
In what was undoubtedly the surprise result of the penultimate round when they suffered a humiliating 3-1 defeat to Maritzburg United last weekend, SuperSport United now go into their final Absa Premiership game against Highlands Park at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday with redemption in mind.