Another Soweto derby sans spectators?


Another Soweto derby sans spectators?

No clarity on whether spectators will be allowed to attend Chiefs vs Pirates showdown at FNB Stadium on Saturday

Sports reporter

It is becoming increasingly likely that there will be no spectators at FNB Stadium when Kaizer Chiefs host traditional rivals Orlando Pirates in the Soweto derby on Saturday.

Amakhosi welcome the Buccaneers to the giant calabash in what will possibly be the fifth competitive derby to be played behind closed doors since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stadium management CEO Bertie Grobbelaar said that they are preparing as if it will once again be played without spectators. “I am waiting for the club and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) with regards to the issue of allowing spectators to attend the derby, but at the moment, our planning is for the match to go ahead without spectators,” he said...

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