Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) will observe a moment of silence for the players and officials of the Brazilian football club Associagäo Chapecoense de Futebol who lost their lives in a tragic plane accident while travelling to play the final of the Copa Sudamericana this week.
The moment of silence will apply at all PSL, NFD and MDC matches this weekend.
FIFA has also requested that players around the globe wear black armbands.
The PSL joins the football family in mourning the tragic incident.
Earlier on Friday, SAFA president Danny Jordaan had paid tribute to the victims.
There is a full round of fixtures scheduled for this weekend, with all 16 sides in action between Friday night and Sunday.
The pick of the clashes sees Wits host Cape Town City on Friday night.