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Mamelodi Sundowns unveil Thembinkosi Lorch in January. Image: @masandawana/X.

DStv Premiership: All of this weekend’s fixtures, including a tasty reunion for Lorch

Here’s what you can look forward to this weekend in the South African Premier Division.

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Mamelodi Sundowns unveil Thembinkosi Lorch in January. Image: @masandawana/X.

Orlando Pirates visit Sundowns in the pick of this weekend’s DStv Premiership action. Elsewhere, Kaizer Chiefs are in action on Sunday.

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The weekend kicks off with SuperSport and Stellies

Friday’s only action sees Gavin Hunt’s SuperSport United side welcome Stellenbosch. They kick off on Friday 16 February at 19:00.

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Sundowns and Orlando Pirates meet as Lorch steals the headlines

Orlando Pirates travel to the champions in the highlight of Saturday’s matches. The Brazilians and Buccaneers lock horns at 20:00 on Saturday 17 Feb. Elsewhere, Chippa vs Cape Town City and Swallows vs Polokwane both start at 15:30. Sekhukhune vs Richards Bay and Cape Town Spurs vs AmaZulu commence at 17:30.

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Thembinkosi Lorch makes a good first impression at Mamelodi Sundowns. Image: Mamelodi Sundowns Magazine

Chiefs are in action on Sunday

Royal AM and Amakhosi meet on Sunday 18 Feb at 15:30 and TS Galaxy vs Golden Arrows rounds out the weekend at 17:30.

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Fans encapsulating the passion of a Soweto Derby. Image: BackpagePix


Sifiso Hlanti, Pule Mmodi, Yusuf Maart and Edmilson Dove are all on three bookings for the season. One more caution for any of them and they’d land an automatic one-match suspension.

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Mambas defender Edmilson Dove reacts to their 2-2 draw against Egypt. Image Source: (@EdmilsonDove/Instagram)

Meanwhile, hit up James Freemantle for more insights, analysis and love for the beautiful game.

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