The Premier Soccer League has revealed the first round of fixtures for the 2019/20 Absa Premiership, with the Tshwane Derby set to kick things off.
Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns will host rivals SuperSport United on Saturday, August 3, in a 15h00 kick-off at Lucas Moripe Stadium.
Soweto giants Orlando Pirates will host Bloemfontein Celtic at Orlando Stadium, in a match which could see Bucs new signings Tshegofatso Mabasa, Kabelo Dlamini and Bongani Sam taking on their former side.
Pirates’ Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs have a tricky match away from home against Highlands Park at Makhulong Stadium (15h00) on Sunday, August 4. Also on Sunday, Golden Arrows will host Maritzburg United, who survived relegation via the play-offs, in a KZN derby.
New boys Stellenbosch FC, meanwhile, will host Chippa United iat Coetzenburg Stadium, also at 15h00 on Saturday.
Saturday, August 3
Mamelodi Sundowns vs SuperSport United
Baroka FC vs Cape Town City
Stellenbosch FC vs Chippa United
Orlando Pirates vs Bloemfontein Celtic
AmaZulu vs Bidvest Wits
Sunday, August 4
Highlands Park vs Kaizer Chiefs
Black Leopards vs Polokwane City
Golden Arrows vs Maritzburg United