Soweto Derby: Fans Demand Access to Live Games, Stage “Peaceful Protest” Outside Orlando Stadium

Soweto Derby: Fans Demand Access to Live Games, Stage “Peaceful Protest” Outside Orlando Stadium

  • Fans, football supporters and soccer clubs have gathered outside Orlando Stadium ahead of the Soweto Derby
  • They are protesting the continued denial of entry into stadiums to watch live sports events and claim there is no scientific report to support the measures
  • The South African Football Players Union believes that fans are being "robbed of the joy" of watching their favourite football teams play

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Fans gathered outside Orlando Stadium to protest the continued restrictions placed on live games. Fans are still not allowed to watch games in stadiums as part of the Covid19 restrictions.

Fans, football supporters and various clubs gathered to send a message to the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and SA Football Association (SAFA).

Orlando Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs, Soweto Derby
Protestors gathered outside Orlando Stadium to send a message to the PSL and SAFA. Photo credit: @SAFPU_Official
Source: Twitter

The last time fans watched a PSL game live was back in March 2020 before the Covid19 pandemic reached South Africa.

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The protest was staged from 11:00 AM on Saturday ahead of the much-anticipated clash between two of South Africa's biggest domestic teams, the Kaizer Chiefs and Orland Pirates according to the Daily Sun.

The South African Football Players Union (Safpu) said that normally at a match like this there would never be an empty seat. They said that fans have been "robbed of this joy". The union said that there was no scientific report to support the continued denial of stadium entry.

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Earlier, Briefly News reported that former soccer star, Teko Modise, shared images of a Mercedes-AMG C63 with his 215 000 followers on Instagram over the weekend.

The SuperSport analyst is known for posting about the finer things in life and pics of the latest German whip is no exception. The 39-year-old adds even more swag by posing next to the muscle car which retails for R1,9 million and is powered by a 4.0-litre bi-turbo engine with 375kW and 700N.m.

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Modise is currently a coaching staff at Cape Town City and regularly posts motorbikes and fly threads on his Instagram account.

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In similar news, some glaring allegations have come to light on the busy streets of Mzansi Twitter as the dirty laundry of a household name in SA football gets aired.

The claims are enough to make even seasoned gossip-mongers cringe, although it's worthwhile not to throw caution to the wind. Some on the microblogging and social networking service were sure to take the claims made with a pinch of salt.

Accompanied by a series of screenshots shared by @ArbutiiBae, the tweet read:

"In case you missed it: Man's been bottling this all these years?"

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