The latest numbers for the Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and their bitter rivals Orlando Pirates next month have been revealed.
Ahead of the much anticipated Carling Black Label Cup pre-season fixture at FNB Stadium on July 27, fans have upped the ante on choosing their favourite players to be in the starting line-up.
As it stands, striker Bernard Parker is leading the race with over 34000 votes and followed closely by goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune on 32949 – and these are the latest figures as of midnight on Thursday. It's the first time in the history of the CBL Cup that another player has more votes than Khune.
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The numbers show the following players in the top three of the voting procedures for Amakhosi ahead of the Soweto Derby:
Parker – 34055
Khune – 32949
Leonardo Castro – 21559