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Soweto derby tickets go on sale for late October clash

Kaizer Chiefs have announced that tickets for the first Soweto derby of 2018/19 have gone on sale with Orlando Pirates set to to be the home side at FNB Stadium on 27 October.

Both sides have started the Premiership campaign largely in positive form with Chiefs in third just three points behind league leaders Bidvest Wits.

Meanwhile, Pirates are second in the standings with a one point deficit behind the high-flying Clever Boys. Both sides resume action after the FIFA international break with a last-16 Telkom Knockout tie.

Amakhosi are set to face Black Leopards whereas the Sea Robbers will meet Chippa United on 20 October. Thereafter, the PSL will resume with the derby taking centre stage on 27 October.

Chiefs' official website said: "The Soweto Derby tickets are already on sale. The Absa Premiership game between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will take place at FNB Stadium on Saturday, 27 October (kick-off is at 15:30).

"Matches between Amakhosi and the Buccaneers are always a sold-out affair, so please Khosi buy your tickets early."