It is all system go for the annual Carling Black Label Cup between arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at the FNB stadium in Soweto on Saturday afternoon.

Stand tickets were sold out two weeks prior to the main event. Berti Grobelaar from stadium management has encouraged fans to come to the stadium early.

The event did not take place last year due to the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Chiefs will be defending the title they won in 2017. Pirates are the most successful team having won the event four times, while Chiefs have won it three times.

Wayne Minaar from Johannesburg Metro Police Department has provided all the security plans for the match.

There will also be entertainment at the stadium prior to the match with the likes of BET award winning musician Sho Madjozi, Stokie (Amapiano DJ), Dr Malinga and Gqom princess, TDK Macasette according to Grant Pereira from the sponsor. – Report by Vincent Sitsula