Downs fixture change with Chiefs in mind


There has been a change of venue for the league match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Highlands Park, which was initially set for Loftus Stadium on Wednesday.

Sundowns have decided to shift the Absa Premiership match to Lucas Moripe Stadium due to the poor condition of the turf at Loftus.

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However, the league match between The Brazilians and Kaizer Chiefs will continue as scheduled at Loftus on Sunday, according to the club's spokesperson Alex Shakoane.

"The pitch is not at 100 percent good condition. They are working on it and the stadium will be ready for the league match against Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday," Shakoane tells

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"The game between us and Highlands Park will be played at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday. That's the only change with regards to our fixture."

Sundowns are yet to lose a match in the league this season and are sitting in third place on the log with 14 points from six matches, with two games in hand on leaders Kaizer Chiefs.

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