Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
1 minute read
1 Feb 2019
12:21 pm

 Race for Diski challenge title heats up

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

With just two games to go, the race for the MultiChoice Diski will certainly intensify this weekend.

Multichoice Diski Challenge (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

The festival begins on Saturday with the fixture of the day being title chasers Cape Town City taking on Kaizer Chiefs. Cape City are in second place with 26 points, just three behind log leaders Bloemfontein Celtic.

Another interesting clash on Saturday is between third-placed Polokwane City who are at 29 points taking rivals, Black Leopards, at the Thohoyando Stadium. Rise and Shine’s only hope of clinching the title is if they win the rest of their games and hope both Cape City and Celtic lose their remaining fixtures.

Reigning champions Lamontville Golden Arrows will lock horns with Mamelodi Sundowns at 10am and Cape Town City will play Kaizer Chiefs.

On Sunday, the two KZN-based teams, Maritzburg United, and AmaZulu FC will play the first match of the day, at 10am. Free State Stars will host Orlando Pirates in the last match of the festival.

Fixture:

Saturday

Highlands Park v Chippa United, Makhulong Stadium

Black Leopards v Polokwane City, Thohoyandou Stadium

Golden Arrows v Mamelodi Sundowns, Princess Mangosuthu Regional Stadium

SuperSport United v Bidvest Wits, TUT Stadium

Cape Town City v Kaizer Chiefs, Princess Mangosuthu Regional Stadium

Sunday

Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium

Maritzburg United v AmaZulu FC, Princess Mangosuthu Regional Stadium

Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Princess Mangosuthu Regional Stadium

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