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Doc Predicts League Opener Winners Between Downs, Chiefs & Others!


By Soccer Laduma - Aug 02, 2018 12:18 PM

The ABSA Premiership is back with a bang this weekend, in the opening round of the 2018/19 season. 

The first league fixtures are scheduled to commence this coming weekend, Saturday, August 4 with an exciting afternoon clash at Loftus Versfeld as title holders, Mamelodi Sundowns host Kaizer Chiefs. 

Amakhosi under the mentorship of the new head coach, Giovanni Solinas, will be hoping to have a bright start to their campaign after an unsuccessful three years that the supporters will want to forget. On the other hand, their opponents, Sundowns are set to continue with their dominance on the local scene taking into consideration their reinforcements into the current squad. 

In other encounters, Highlands Park will be welcomed back to the Premier League by Orlando Pirates at Orlando stadium. The Buccaneers finished off second last season and showed much promise after their downfall the previous campaign (2016/17) where the Houghton-based side came out 11th. The Sea Robbers’ faithful are looking forward to seeing a rejuvenated squad on Saturday evening.

As we look forward to the first round of PSL fixtures, see what SportPesa ambassador, Doctor Khumalo has predicted for the following matches:

Mamelodi Sundowns v Kaizer Chiefs

Doc: Draw


Cape Town City v SuperSport United

Doc: Draw


Orlando Pirates v Highlands Park

Doc: Pirates win


Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows

Doc: Maritzburg win


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T T Rapsinoh Aug 02, 2018 03:23 PM
Chiefs 2 to 0 Sundowns
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Dr-barnes Aug 02, 2018 03:07 PM
Sundowns 4-1 the Zebies
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cmangadee Aug 02, 2018 02:23 PM
Mr Khumalo what a u doing at sportpesa while at home people a crying why don't u come back home cos our chiefs are falling down nithule nithini? u onced said chiefs is your home so why u neglect them now in this difficults times
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Maloh11 Aug 02, 2018 01:56 PM
doc our prodigal son amakhosi miss you 16v
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bbt Aug 02, 2018 12:33 PM
Chiefs takes this one they will go 7games on winning streak

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