Absa Premiership

Cosmos out for Arrows revenge

2015-08-21 11:00
Jomo Sono (Gallo)

Cape Town - Jomo Cosmos and Golden Arrows will resume their rivalry in the top flight for the first time since 2011/12 when they meet in an Absa Premiership at Olen Park.

Cosmos opened their 2015/16 league campaign with a goalless draw away to Maritzburg United on August 10.

Ezenkosi are placed seventh on the Absa Premiership log with one point from one match.

Arrows opened their 2015/16 league campaign with a 1-0 home win over University of Pretoria on August 9.

Abafana Bes’thende are placed fourth on the Absa Premiership log with three points from one match.

In head-to-head stats, Cosmos and Arrows have met in 20 top flight league matches since 2000/01.

Abafana Bes’thende have dominated the rivalry, claiming 12 wins compared to two for Ezenkosi, while six matches have been drawn.

Both of Cosmos’ two wins against Arrows have come at home, with the most recent being in the 2003/04 season.

The teams last met in the top flight in the 2011/12 season. Abafana Bes’thende claimed a league ‘double’, winning 2-0 away and 3-1 at home.

In the National First Division last season, Arrows took four points off Cosmos with a goalless draw in the first half of the campaign followed by a 3-1 win in KwaZulu-Natal in the return game.

Kick-off is at 15:00 on Sunday, August 23.

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