Absa Premiership’s Provisional First Fixtures Revealed
These Could Be The First Absa Premiership Fixtures This Season
There could be a Tshwane Derby in the opening week of the 2017/18 Absa Premiership season, with Bidvest Wits hosting Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs travelling to Bloemfontein.
While the official fixtures for the new campaign have not been released yet, the provisional list has been sent out to clubs around the country as the PSL looks to finalise the games for the coming year.
As things currently stand, the first league game of 2017/18 will see the reigning champions, Wits, take on City on August 18th, with the other games being played out on the 19th and 20th.
SuperSport could be set to host Sundowns and AmaZulu’s first game back looks set to be against Free State Stars after they bought a return to the top-flight from Thanda Royal Zulu.
Meanwhile, Chiefs are currently set to travel to Bloemfontein Celtic and Pirates will host Chippa United in Johannesburg.
Provision Opening Fixtures:
Bidvest Wits v Cape Town City
Polokwane City v Baroka
AmaZulu v Free State Stars
SuperSport United v Mamelodi Sundowns
Ajax Cape Town v Golden Arrows
Orlando Pirates v Chippa United
Platinum Stars v Maritzburg United
Bloemfontein Celtic v Kaizer Chiefs
These fixtures are subject to change, but with just one month until the league is due to get underway, the league will be hoping to finalise and confirm the fixtures as soon as possible.