Saturday, 10 September 2016 – 15H00
Black Leopards v Jomo Cosmos, Thohoyandou Stadium
Old foes do battle as Lidoda Duvha go in search of their first points of the 2016-17 season, while Ezenkosi look to maintain their unbeaten start as they travel to the Limpopo Province. The two former PSL outfits have met on 22 occasions, Leopards edging with nine wins to Cosmos’ five, with eight matches ending a draw.
Witbank Spurs v Mthatha Bucks, Puma Rugby Stadium
A crunch encounter waits as Siyavutha face early leaders Amathol’amnyama, with both sides on the back of positive opening round results. The Eastern Cape-based Bucks however are yet to secure a point against Spurs, suffering defeat in two previous meetings.
FC Cape Town v Magesi FC, NNK Rugby Stadium
NFD rookies Magesi make their first trip to the Mother City as Moletjie’s Dikwena take on the African Beasts. The host heads into the encounter on the back of an away draw to Jomo Cosmos, while new boys Magesi look to pick themselves up from a home defeat.
Stellenbosch FC v University of Pretoria, Coetzenberg Stadium
A heated affair waits down in the Cape Winelands as Stellenbosch coach Sammy Troughton faces his previous employers.The AmaTuks bench will also have no stranger to the Mother City in coach Shaun Bartlett, as the former Cape Town Spurs striker squares off against a team where he spent a portion of his youth career at.
Mbombela United v Milano United, Kanyamazane Stadium
Tingwenyama will be gunning for their first win of the season as they come up against Eezy My Kinnes who also heads into Saturday’s encounter on the back of a first round defeat. The Cape-based side is yet to win against Mbombela having suffered 1-0 defeats on two previous outings.
Real Kings FC v Santos, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium
The KwaZulu-Natal Kings will be aiming to extend their unbeaten start to their maiden campaign, as they host the People’s Team in their first home match of the season. Confidence will surely be high in the Santos camp, after opening round victory, as the Cape-based side looks to dethrone Kings.
Sunday, 11 September 2016 – 15H00
Thanda Royal Zulu v Royal Eagles, Umhlathuze Sports Complex
A Royal derby is set for the KZN province as a roaring Ambubeshi take on an Eagles side that are yet to take flight. Opening round results saw Thanda claw their way back to a 2-1 away victory to new boys Magesi, while Eagles had to settle for 1-1 draw against NFD rookies Real Kings.
Cape Town All Stars v AmaZulu, Parow Park
Igugu Lekapa will look to bounce back from their opening round defeat, as they take on Usuthu in their first home match of the season. A crunch encounter will surely be on the cards with both sides having bolstered their squads, gunning for outright promotion.
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