This Saturday, third on the log Orlando Pirates is set to take on log leaders Kaizer Chiefs in the Absa Premiership. The match set to take place at FNB Stadium in Soweto, 29 February 2020.
Kaizer Chiefs has also announced that tickets for the much anticipated Soweto Derby are sold out and that no tickets will be sold at the stadium.
The Buccaneers enter the playing field this weekend with 21 matches played and 39 points, whilst Amakhosi sits at 45 points on 20 games.
There also pressure on the Kaizer Chiefs side from fans and followers who want Khune to start on the Saturday’ Soweto Derby game whilst others think the Nigerian skipper Akpeyi is the right man.
Pirates’ Gabadinho Mhango who has 14 goals in the 19 games he played in 2019/2020 season and
Chiefs’ Samir Nurković who now has 11 goals in the 17 match he played will sure be the players to lookout.
The two strikers now lead the Golden Boot as top scorers for the 2019/2020 season.
According to Kaizer Chiefs Website, Amakhosi and the Buccaneers first met in an official game back on 24 January 1970 in the Play-off for third place in Rogue Beer Cup, shortly after Chiefs were formed on 7 January 1970.
The Saturday’s Soweto Derby will be the 169th official encounter between the two biggest football rivals in the country.
Kick-off will be at Kick-off at 15:30. Both SABC 1 and SS4 will showcase the Soweto Derby.