This weekend the Soweto Derby dominates the Absa Premiership football action, while the Cheetahs and Bulls are on the road for round four of Super Rugby.
Liverpool take on the high-flying Spurs in the Premier League while the FA Cup reaches its quarterfinal stage. In cricket, the Proteas clash with Pakistan in the first One Day International in Bloemfontein. Check your DStv guide for broadcast details.
Saturday, 9 March
Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates
Absa Premiership log leaders Kaizer Chiefs go into Saturday’s Soweto Derby five points clear of the reigning champions Orlando Pirates. The Amakhosi are fresh from a win over Chippa United and brimming with confidence, while the Buccaneers had to settle for a draw midweek. But as the saying goes, throw the form book out the window as this is Mzansi’s biggest derby and with Soccer City sold out, expect an incredible vibe at the stadium. Goals have been promised by both teams, so let’s hope they deliver another fascinating battle in Soweto. Kick-off 3.30pm.
Sunday, 10 March
Mamelodi Sundowns vs SuperSport United
On Sunday, another derby grips football fans as the Tshwane Derby takes centre stage. Mamelodi Sundowns face SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, still licking their wounds are a shock midweek loss to Moroka Swallows, which ended Pitso Mosimane’s eight-match unbeaten run. For Gavin Hunt’s Matatsantsa A Pitoli a record beckons. His side have draw 13 of their 20 matches this season and another stalemate will see the three-time league