Good news for football fans as they will finally get to experience mouthwatering football fixtures of their choice this April, this comes after all football fixtures has been playing behind closed doors since March 2020.
The PSL executive committee (exco) met on Monday and Tuesday morning to decide the way forward for the return of fans to stadiums and has since made a decision regarding the matter with the Premier Soccer League chairperson Irvin Khoza announcing that fans will be allowed back into stadiums earlier today.
This is in response to the government easing restrictions from last week Wednesday on crowds at sports events from 2,000 to 50% of the capacity of stadiums. Khoza said fans will be required to present their IDs and proof of vaccination or a Covid-19 negative test less than 72 hours old on arrival at matches to meet the required provisions to enter the stadiums.
Fans will get to watch the Nedbank Cup quarter-finals between Tsha Madzivhandila and SuperSport United on Friday 8 April 2022 at Thohoyandou Stadium at 7pm. On Saturday April 9, Marumo Gallants host Baroka FC at Peter Mokaba Stadium at 3pm. That night Mamelodi Sundowns host Summerfield Dynamos at Loftus Versfeld (6pm).
On Sunday April 10, Royal AM host University of Pretoria at Chatsworth Stadium at 3pm. Clubs like Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates & Mamelodi Sundowns have welcomed the Chairperson’s decision, with Mamelodi Sundowns giving fans a glimpse of excitement as the club have sensationally announced free access to all football fans for Saturday’s CAF Champions League clash at FNB Stadium as a way of celebrating the return of South African Football fans into stadiums.