The Soweto derby is finally here. Ahead of Mzansi's most watched soccer fixture, Briefly.co.za takes a look at the reaction from fans and pundits in the build-up.
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Local football fans have been chomping at the bit, but it's finally here - the Soweto derby is upon us.
Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will face-off on Saturday afternoon at the FNB stadium.
There'll be at least 80 000 spectators in the stadium, but millions will be tuning in via their television screens.
In the build-up, fans are already making their voices heard and Briefly.co.za some of the social media activity.
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A beautiful Kaizer Chiefs fan displayed a photo of her wearing the Amakhosi jersey and it sparked a strong response.
Within a few hours, she received more than 2 000 likes. Question is, were the other tweeps admiring her choice in team or how the jersey fitted?
In typical South African fashion, a lot of the banter included some comedy, such as the below short video.
If the Michael Jackson impersonator represents Pirates, then coach Middendorp will have his hands full.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Itumeleng Khune may start in goal for Chiefs, but fans will be hoping not to see a display similar to the one further below.
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One tweep revealed that he's literally been a Chiefs fan since birth. He included some beautiful pics and the caption:
"From birth till now I've been a Khosi 4 Life through thick and thin... Born and raised in this Kaizer Chiefs family. Nothing will take away my love for this team."
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