Absa Premiership

Dikwena welcome Aces

2015-02-11 11:06
Allan Freese (file, Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Platinum Stars and Black Aces will both be looking to get off to a strong start at the resumption of the Absa Premiership when they meet at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Read: 'Downs display excites Pitso

Stars failed to win any of their last four league matches before the break, suffering a 3-1 loss to Free State Stars in their last outing.

The Rustenburg side has claimed 10 points from seven home matches this season.

Their next three league opponents are Orlando Pirates (home), Bloemfontein Celtic (away), and Moroka Swallows (home).

Dikwena are placed 15th on the Absa Premiership log with 17 points from 16 matches.

Aces’ winless run was taken to three matches when they lost 1-0 to Kaizer Chiefs in their last outing.

The Mpumalanga side has claimed 13 points from eight away matches this season, suffering just one defeat in the process.

Their next three league opponents are SuperSport United (home), University of Pretoria (away) and AmaZulu (home).

AmaZayoni are placed ninth on the Absa Premiership log with 21 points from 17 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Stars and Aces have met in seven league matches since 2009/10.

Dikwena have three wins compared to one for AmaZayoni, while three matches have been drawn.

Stars’ three home matches against Aces have produced one win for each team and one draw.

When the teams met earlier this season in Mpumalanga, Dikwena claimed a 2-0 away win thanks to goals from Mere and Mabena.

Kick-off at 19:30 on Wednesday, February 11.


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
SuperSport United v Orlando Pirates, Mbombela Stadium 19:30
Friday, 22 February 2019
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.