Williams Okpara back in Bucs' goals for the big Soweto derby

Williams Okpara back in Bucs' goals for the big Soweto derby

- Legendary Buccaneers goalkeeper Williams Okpara will stand in goal during Saturday's Soweto derby

- The veteran retired 15 years ago, but will be in action in the Woza Nazo Shootout competition

- Taking place at halftime, the competition will see one fan walk away with a R100 000 cash prize

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Legendary Buccaneers goalkeeper Williams Okpara hung up his gloves 15 years ago.

However, the veteran will be back in action on Saturday during the highly anticipated Soweto derby.

Okpara will not actively participate in the derby itself, but in the Woza Nazo Shootout competition at halftime.

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The shootout will see one lucky fan walk away with a cash prize of R100 000.

The Daily Sun reported on Absa Premiership sponsors' initiatives during the soccer spectacle.

Briefly understands that Absa has already given away R900 000 during this season.

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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates star Jabu Mahlangu issued a bold statement in light of the Soweto Derby.

The SuperSport pundit predicted a Pirates victory. Mahlangu has been mightily impressed with their performances under new coach Josef Zinnbauer.

To get into the mood, Briefly.co.za shared some interesting stats that marked the epic fixture.

The article features the crowd capacity, fastest goals scored and most appearances.

Interestingly, 800 police officers will be dispatched to the venue. They'll also be accompanied by 1 000 security personnel.

The result could impact this season's title race.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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