Orlando Pirates Mamelodi Sundowns

The 2022/23 DStv Premiership season will resume on Friday, 30 December following a lengthy break for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Photo: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Mamelodi Sundowns v Orlando Pirates date changed: No longer on New Year’s eve

The PSL has confirmed that the DStv Premiership clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates won’t take place on New Year’s eve.

Orlando Pirates Mamelodi Sundowns

The 2022/23 DStv Premiership season will resume on Friday, 30 December following a lengthy break for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Photo: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

The PSL has confirmed that the blockbuster DStv Premiership clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates will no longer take place on New Year’s eve.

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The clash was scheduled for Saturday, 31 December 2022 at 17:30, but will now take place on Friday, 30 December 2022 at 15:30.

Loftus Versfeld remains the venue.

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As a reminder, Mamelodi Sundowns lead the standings as the league currently enjoys a break due to the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Masandawana have played 12 matches and have 28 points.

Orlando Pirates are in fifth place with 19 points having already played 13 matches.

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UPDATED DSTV PREMIERSHIP FIXTURES FOR 2022

FRIDAY, 30 DECEMBER

Mamelodi Sundowns v Orlando Pirates – 15:30

Cape Town City FC v Royal AM – 17:00

Stellenbosch FC v Chippa United – 17:30

Maritzburg United v TS Galaxy – 19:30

SuperSport United v Marumo Gallants – 19:30

SATURDAY, 31 DECEMBER

Richards Bay v Swallows – 15:30

Golden Arrows v Kaizer Chiefs – 15:30

Sekhukhune United v AmaZulu – 17:30

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