- The Premier Soccer League (PSL) resumes on Saturday for the final round of matches as the season winds down
- While the champions have already been crowned and Platinum stars already having been relegated, there remains a lot to play for
- Four clubs have a chance to play in the dreaded relegation/promotion play-offs
Celebrate football fans the ABSA Premier Soccer League (PSL) resumes on Saturday 12 May for the final round of matches as the season winds down. While Mamelodi Sundowns have already been crowned champions and Platinum Stars have already been relegated, there remains a lot left to play for.
No fewer than four clubs face the dreaded prospect of playing in the relegation/promotion play-offs, which means more than just pride is on the line in these final matches.
Briefly.co.za gathered that all the matches are scheduled to start at 14:55 South African Standard Time. We have a look at what is at stake in each of the matches.
Ajax Cape Town v Kaizer Chiefs – Cape Town Stadium
Ajax will be looking for a win over what has at times been a hapless Chiefs side. The pressure will be on the hosts as nothing less than scoring maximum points will keep them safe from the dreaded play-offs
Polokwane City v Chippa United – Old Peter Mokaba Stadium
Polokwane is also in serious danger of making it to the play-offs. The home side will be hoping to beat out Chippa United and remain safe from relegation.
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows – Harry Gwala Stadium
Maritzburg have by all accounts had a dream season and will look to end the dream on a high in this local derby match. It would also reverse the pain of the last round loss a little bit.
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic – Dr Molemela Stadium
The champions-elect will be aiming to close off another brilliant season with a clinical performance against Bloemfontein. Winning the final game will no-doubt boost celebrations.
Platinum Stars v Bidvest Wits – Royal Bafokeng
Bidvest will play their final match as champions against relegated Platinum Stars in Rustenburg.
Orlando Pirates v Free State Stars – Orlando Stadium
Pirates will be looking to avoid an embarrassing second defeat against the Free State side in one year.
AmaZulu v Cape Town City – King Zwelithini Stadium
The Capetonians make the trek to Durban to face off against AmaZulu in Umlazi.
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