One player was sent off, 12 cautioned and 46 fouls committed during a fiery South African Premiership derby won 2-0 by Maritzburg United against AmaZulu.
The two Cape Town clubs are still on opposite sides of the league standings and City have won all three derbies, but coach, Benni McCarthy and club owner, John Comitis want to maintain their dominance to prove that they are the best team in Cape Town and that the fans will come out in their droves.
Free State Stars narrowly edged the league champions Bidvest Wits by 1-0 during their Absa Premiership league encounter at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday night.
Cape Town City have scored a third signing since the opening of the January window period.
The chairman of Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs, Kaizer Motoung Snr, has expressed his disappointment over his club failing to win trophies for the past two seasons.
The 20-man South African Men’s Under-20 squad which will do duty at the Cosafa Youth Championships includes a strong combination of players which should be a coach’s delight.
Zambia have retained eight players from their African Nations Cup-winning squad of three years ago in their final 23-man list for this month’s tournament in Equatorial Guinea
Shakes Mashaba named five overseas-based players in his squad, including Bournemouth striker Tokelo Rantie and Doncaster Rovers midfielder Dean Furman.
Mamelodi Sundowns championship-winning Technical Team member, Zipho Dlangalala, says World Cup winners will lift the cup on Sunday July 13, but the battle was won 10 or so years ago.
Just as it was the case ahead of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, Bafana Bafana have the odds stacked against them going into the 2013 Afcon tournament as hosts.