Chiefs, Polokwane in potential Absa premiership thriller
by SAVIOUS KWINIKA
JOHANNESBURG – LOG leaders Kaizer Chiefs travel to Polokwane City for a crucial away Premier Soccer League (PSL) encounter at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday night.
Boasting 29 points from 11 outings, Chiefs, who are yet to lose any Premiership game this season, looks forward to extend their pole position.
For Amakhosi to strike goals, on form George Lebese will be expected to partner Zimbabwean international Kingston Nkhatha, Mandla Masango and Siphiwe Tshabalala.
However, Polokwane City are not pushovers as demonstrated by their latest rich vein of form.
This pst weekend, while Chiefs laboured to a one-all draw against Mamelodi Sundowns, beat high riding Mpumalanga Black Aces 2-1 at their own backyard at Mbombela Stadium.
City have gradually moved from 15th log position to a credible 11th with 13 points out of 11 matches.
Meanwhile, the clash between Platinum Stars and Sundowns has been postponed as the former are preparing for the Telkom Knockout final against Supersport United.
On Wednesday, there is a potential thrilling encounter pitting Pretoria University against former champions Orlando Pirates in Pretoria.
Pretoria, who beat Moroka Swallows 3-2 last weekend at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto look forward to a fruitful mission despite coach Steve Barker quitting the side for Amzulu.
Pirates, who also beat newly transformed SuperSport United 2-1 in Pretoria proved that they have quality to win tough matches away from home.
In Cape Town, second positioned Ajax Cape Town host Bloemfontein Celtic in a match favouring the Roger de Sa boys.
SuperSport United’s encounter against last-placed Amazulu has been postponed as the former is preparing for the Telkom Knockout final.
The last midweek games will pit Maritzburg United against Swallows while Chippa United host Free State Stars in Port Elizabeth.
– CAJ News
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