Absa Premiership

PSL fixtures released! Champions Wits open season

2017-08-04 11:37

Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has released the fixtures for the 2017/18 Absa Premiership season which starts on Friday, August 18.

The opening clash will see PSL heavyweights and league defending champions, Bidvest Wits, welcome Cape Town City to Bidvest Stadium for a Friday evening clash.

On Saturday, SuperSport United take on Tshwane rivals Mamelodi Sundowns at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Eric Tinkler's first league match in charge of Matsatsantsa. 

After buying out Thanda Royal Zulu's PSL rights, AmaZulu return to top flight football in a home match against Free State Stars while Chippa United travel to Soweto for a mouth-watering clash against Orlando Pirates.

Steve Komphela will hope his Kaizer Chiefs charges can get maximum points when they travel to the Free State Stadium to take on Bloemfontein Celtic on Sunday, August 20.

Opening round of fixtures:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Wits v Cape Town City - 20:00

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Polokwane City v Baroka - 15:00

SuperSport United v Mamelodi Sundowns - 15:00

AmaZulu v Free State Stars 15:00

Orlando Pirates v Chippa United 18:00

Ajax Cape Town v Golden Arrows - 20:15

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

Platinum Stars v Maritzburg United - 15:00

Bloemfontein Celtic v Kaizer Chiefs - 15:00

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Friday, 19 January 2018
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Cape Town City FC v Ajax Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, Goble Park 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu FC v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
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