PSL moves Soweto Derby match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates

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The clash between the two Soweto giants will take place a week earlier than it was initially scheduled by the PSL

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has released a new date for the first Soweto Derby match of the 2017/18 season between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.  

In a statement released by Amakhosi on Tuesday, the much-anticipated encounter has been moved from October 28 to October 21, 2017.

The venue for the biggest clash of the South African football has not changed. As usual, tt will take place at the FNB Stadium. Kick-off will still be at 15h30 as scheduled. 

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Amakhosi revealed that the tickets for the encounter are not yet on sale.  

"The PSL has announced that the date for the Soweto Derby has been changed from 28 to 21 October 2017 (kick-off at 15:30)," read the statement on the Amakhosi website.  
 
"The tickets for this clash between the Soweto giants at FNB Stadium are not yet on sale," said the statement.

Meanwhile, Chiefs confirmed that their Saturday league encounter against Golden Arrows will no longer start at 20h15. 
 
"Please also be aware that the kick-off time for our league fixture against Golden Arrows at FNB Stadium on Saturday, 23 September 2017, has changed. The match will now start 15 minutes earlier at 20:00," concluded the statement. 

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