Supporters are advised that tickets for the opening day of the Multichoice Diski Challenge are now obtainable at Computicket from Thursday to Friday and no longer at Umlazi’s King Zwelithini Stadium.
All eyes will be on the opening fixture between AmaZulu and Orlando Pirates at 10:00am this Saturday as both sides look to get off to a positive start.
Fans are permitted to two tickets per person and are advised to arrive early as there will be a host of entertainment and performances before kickoff.
Fans will get a chance to witness what some of Usuthu’s first team signings have to offer as they will form part of the squad.
The Durban outfit will be led by youth coach, Daniel Haswell, who tells AmaZulufc.net that it’s all systems go ahead of the thrilling encounter against the Buccaneers.
“It’s a great opportunity for the youngsters and they’re all excited. As player they all feel they have something special to offer but now it’s a great opportunity to see which of them have the character to cope.
“They’ll get to rub shoulders with the professional players whom we’ll obviously be relying on to provide experience,” said Haswell.
Other fixtures are: Maritzburg United v Kaizer Chiefs, Bloemfontein Celtic v University, Bidvest Wits v Platinum Stars.
According to the sponsors, the reserve league will bring together the best youth academy players within club structures blended with first team players (3 over age players allowance per team) to help fast track their development and transition from academy players to PSL status which is in line with the world’s best leagues.
The programme uses soccer as a catalyst for the development of life skills by exposing young players to various opportunities to help them make informed life and career choices beyond soccer.
Tickets are only available at the following Computicket outlets:
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