Friday 2018-02-23




By Sibusiso Dlamini | 2018-02-13

SOCCER – HUB giants Manzini Wanderers and cross- town rivals Moneni Pirates will headline this weekend’s MTN Premier League action when the two teams meet at the Mavuso Sports Centre on Saturday.

This is according to this weekend’s fixture as released by the Premier League of Swaziland through its Chief Operations Officer (COO) Pat Vilakati.

The two sides are scheduled to meet in the second match of the double-header set for the Mavuso Sports Centre where the Weslians will co-host with their neighbours Manzini Sundowns, who will curtain raise against Police side Royal Leopard at 2pm. The Wanderers and Moneni match will start at 4pm.

The action begins Thursday evening as both teams are on continental assignments where glamour capital city side Mbabane Swallows and army side Young Buffaloes will take on Midas City and Green Mamba, respectively.

Basement side Midas City will be hosting the defending champions at the Somhlolo National Stadium, while Buffaloes will be facing Green Mamba at the Mayaluka Stadium. Kick-off for both matches is 6:30pm.

Another double header on Saturday will be at the country’s soccer Mecca, the Somhlolo National Stadium where Vovovo and Malanti Chiefs will be hosts to Red Lions and Mbabane Highlanders, respectively.

On Sunday, the only match of the day will see the ‘Deep Blue Ocean’ as Matsapha United are affectionately known take on the Texan Phiri-led Tambuti at 3pm.

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