Kaizer Chiefs

Yusuf Maart of Kaizer Chiefs challenged by Bernard Parker of TS Galaxy during the DStv Premiership 2023/24 match between TS Galaxy and Kaizer Chiefs on the 20 August 2023 at Mbombela Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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Kaizer Chiefs

Yusuf Maart of Kaizer Chiefs challenged by Bernard Parker of TS Galaxy during the DStv Premiership 2023/24 match between TS Galaxy and Kaizer Chiefs on the 20 August 2023 at Mbombela Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Kaizer Chiefs return to DStv Premiership action this afternoon when they make the short trip to the Dobsonville Stadium to face Swallows FC.

Cavin Johnson’s side will be desperate to put their previous loss against rivals Orlando Pirates behind them. Standing in their way today is another tricky Soweto rival in Swallows FC.

A win for Chiefs could push them up into the top eight. A win for Steve Komphela’s Swallows will see them move into the top four!

Take a look at how both sides lineup for today’s blockbuster DStv Premiership Soweto Derby below.

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Swallows vs Kaizer Chiefs: Starting lineups

Swallows XI: Akpeyi, Phillips, Allan, Sibiya, Sam, Phalane, Jali, Makhubela, Mhango, Mtshali, Mabasa

Subs: Mbanjwa, Sibiya, Japonya, Tshanini, Khumalo, Malinga, Zuma, Van Rhyn, Rampa.

Kaizer Chiefs XI: Bvuma, Hlanti, Dove, Msimango, Frosler, Maart, Mthethwa, Nk. Ngcobo, Mmodi, Saile, Chivaviro

Subs: Petersen, Kwinika, Castillo, Nj, Ngcobo, Zwane, Gonzalez, Shabalala, Mashiane, Radebe.

Action at the Dobsonville Stadium gets underway at 15:30. The match will be televised live on SuperSport PSL. Unfortunately for many local soccer lovers, the public broadcaster, SABC will not be broadcasted the match.

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In other news, Kaizer Chiefs legend Bernard Parker has broken his silence on the leg breaking tackle he received from Mamelodi Sundowns’ Bongani Zungu.

Now plying his trade for TS Galaxy. Bernard Parker was on the receiving end of a leg breaking tackle last month.

The Bafana Bafana legend underwent immediate surgery. He is now on the mend however he’ll remain on the sidelines for an extended period of time

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Parker opens up on Bongani Zungu horror tackle

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“I think there was ill intent in the Zungu tackle,” Parker told SportsNightAmplified on MetroFM.

“I think it was a build up of emotions from him and looking at the two goals scored by Galaxy and how he was involved. When the incident happened, it was building up to it. We are all human and things like that do happen, I am not angry.”

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