On Tuesday, Cape Town City have an opportunity to belatedly kickstart their DStv Premiership season against fellow slow starters Maritzburg United at Athlone Stadium on Tuesday evening. City, who were runners-up last season, are stuck in the starting blocks with Eric Tinkler’s team suffering three consecutive defeats to Mamelodi Sundowns, Swallows FC and AmaZulu.
On Wednesday, Orlando Pirates face Royal AM in a big midweek clash. as Orlando Pirates take on Royal AM on Wednesday. Both teams can pack a punch on their day and have a point to prove in this fixture.
Royal AM are currently in fifth place in the South African Premier Division and have made a fairly impressive start to their league campaign. The home side suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Stellenbosch last week and will need to bounce back in this match.
Orlando Pirates, on the other hand, are in eighth place in the league table at the moment and are yet to hit their stride this season. The Buccaneers slumped to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Chippa United in their previous game and will need to step up to the plate this week.