In South Africa, brothers-turned-enemies, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, clash in the Soweto Derby.
Across the South African border, it is the battle of Zimbabwe: Highlanders against Dynamos.
In Spain, it is El Clasico, Barcelona against Real Madrid, a football match that extends beyond the pitch and is mired in the country’s complex political ideologies.
The Tyne-Wear Derby, Newcastle United against Sunderland, may not be England’s most prominent football rivalry but it is one of the oldest – dating back to the English Civil War in the 1600s.
The Revierderby, Schalke against Borussia Dortmund, on the other hand, is Germany’s most prominent and biggest match.
Most of these match-ups are constants in the many “greatest derbies of the world” lists compiled over the years.
SuperSport broadcast details
Saturday, October 26
Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates
SS4HD, SS4, Select (Channel 229) from 2.30pm
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund
Barcelona vs Real Madrid
SS3HD, SS3, SS3N, Maximo (5.55pm)
Sunday, October 27
Highlanders vs Dynamos
SS1HDA, Select (2.55pm)
Sunderland vs Newcastle United
SS3HD, SS3, SS3N, Maximo (3pm)