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Chiefs & Downs To Clash In Pre-Season

Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns will lock horns in pre-season this year in what could be a replacement for the Carling Black Label Cup.

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It was confirmed on Monday that this year's CBL Cup would not be happening as the brewing company pushes focus onto the campaign by World Cup sponsor, Budweiser, with Chiefs and Orlando Pirates set to refresh their pre-season rivalry only in 2019. 

Fans will get to see two of Mzansi's 'Big Three' go head-to-head though, with the CEO of Stadium Management SA, Jacques Grobbelaar, explaining that it will be the Amakhosi against Masandawana on the menu for pre-season, with the game due to take place in July. 

The game, which is the inaugural Shell Helix Cup match, will take place on July 21st at 15h00, with Grobbelaar also confirming that it will take place at FNB Stadium. 


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