No request from CAF to reschedule PSL games

2015-11-20 08:34
Kermit Erasmus (Supplied)

Cape Town – With Orlando Pirates participating in the CAF Confederation Cup final this weekend, the fixture clashes with two PSL encounters.

However, the League stood their ground on allowing the clashes to resume the same time as the much anticipated final.

The Buccaneers will face Etoile du Sahel while in the Absa Premiership, Mamelodi Sundowns tackle Free State Stars and Ajax Cape Town welcome SuperSport United all at the same time.

PSL General Manager of Football Derek Blanckensee says that the League has drawn up the fixtures well in advance to avoid any clashes.

He further noted that CAF kick-off times are only revealed a week in advanced which is why they deemed to leave the fixtures as is.

“Already on Saturday we have three different kick-off times to enable the broadcasters to show all the games,” said Blanckensee as quoted by KickOff.

“I doubt the game in Cape Town is in any way a counter attraction to the Pirates game, plus the Sundowns game is in Pretoria.

“We don’t have any games in Johannesburg at the same time. And we never got any request to move our fixtures.”

Read more on:    orlando pirates  |  psl  |  derek blanckensee  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

25 October 2016
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
26 October 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Wits, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.