DStv Premiership kick-off date revealed?

Premiership

It would appear that the opening round of fixtures of the 2021/22 DStv Premiership season has been leaked, with the proposed kick-off date revealed.

The 2021/22 DStv Premiership season appears set to get underway on Friday, 20 August with a mouthwatering clash between defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns and last season's runners-up, AmaZulu.

That is according to a document purporting to be the new fixture list for the upcoming campaign which was leaked on Monday afternoon, which also indicates that the MTN quarter-final will take place the weekend before, on 14 August.

Meanwhile, Orlando Pirates appear set to start the season with a home clash against Stellenbosch FC on 21 August, while arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs face a tricky trip to Mpumalanga where they will face TS Galaxy a day later.

Newcomers Sekhukhune United will welcome Chippa United after having the club's top-flight status confirmed earlier on Monday.

Sunday 14 August:

MTN 8 QF

Friday, 20 August:

Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu (Loftus Versfeld)

Saturday, 21 August: 

Orlando Pirates v Stellenbosch FC (Orlando Stadium)
Sekhukhune United v Chippa United (Makhulong Stadium)
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United (Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium)
Baroka FC v Marumo Gallants (New Peter Mokaba Stadium)
Cape Town City v SuperSport United (Cape Town Stadium)

Sunday, 22 August:

Swallows FC v Bloemfontein Celtic (Dobsonville Stadium)
TS Galaxy v Kaizer Chiefs (Mbombela Stadium)

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