There will be six DStv Premiership matches played this weekend as the season nears its conclusion.
The standout fixture will take place on Saturday evening when Orlando Pirates host SuperSport United, while the Buccaneers’ Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs will be on the road against Maritzburg United.
Meanwhile, Mamelodi Sundowns cannot clinch a sixth consecutive DStv Premiership title this weekend, but they can take a giant step towards doing so – even without being in action!
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Ahead of the weekend’s six matches, Mamelodi Sundowns enjoy a yawning 20-point lead over second-placed SuperSport United.
Matsatsantsa have eight matches remaining, meaning they could, theoretically, pick up another 24 points.
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Even with a loss to Orlando Pirates on Saturday evening, they would still be able to pick up 21 more points, meaning Mamelodi Sundowns would need to bide their time before being officially crowned champions.
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Masandawana won’t be in domestic action due to their CAF Champions League commitments in Sudan against Al-Hilal on Saturday.
Kick-off in that match is at 15:00 (SA time).
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DSTV PREMIERSHIP WEEKEND FIXTURES AND RESULTS
FRIDAY, 17 MARCH
Stellenbosch FC 2-0 AmaZulu
Swallows 0-1 Golden Arrows
SATURDAY, 18 MARCH
Sekhukhune United v Chippa United – 15:30
Orlando Pirates v SuperSport United – 17:45
Maritzburg United v Kaizer Chiefs – 20:00
SUNDAY, 19 MARCH
TS Galaxy v Richards Bay – 15:30