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Chiefs to use Rand Stadium this season

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Chiefs to use Rand Stadium this season

Posted: 2010-06-30 16:44

Kaizer Chiefs will be moving base to use Rand Stadium as their home ground for the 2010/11 season, with the venue troubles that haunted the Premiership last season due to the run-up to the World Cup a distant memory.

Last term�s compressed season was also rocked by stadium unavailability due to upgrades and renovations, but now clubs are spoilt for choice as they seek to find permanent home that they can be identified with.

While Chiefs will be returning to the Rand Stadium � used by relegated Jomo Cosmos last season and that that Amakhosi have previously used � archrivals Orlando Pirates will be staying put at Orlando Stadium.

Last season Chiefs started out at Orlando Stadium, but then dumped the Soweto venue that they shared with Pirates to use Loftus Versfeld after losing four of their first five home matches. Chiefs also played two of their home at Super Stadium and Moses Mabhida last season.

While AmaKhosi will return much closer to their Naturena base south of Johannesburg, rivals Mamelodi Sundowns will also be heading back to their traditional home HM Pitje Stadium in the township of Mamelodi East.

Sundowns have had to share Super Stadium with SuperSport United over the past few years, and also occasionally used Loftus Versfeld as home.

According to the Absa Premiership draft fixtures that KickOff.com is in possession of, Ajax will be using the new Cape Town Stadium as their home, switching from Athlone, which will only be used by Santos.

Ajax will kick-off the season on August 27 against Bloemfontein Celtic at Cape Town Stadium. PSL newboys Vasco da Gama will be forced to dump Parow Park and use the Bellville Stadium as their new base.

AmaZulu will adopt Moses Mabhida as their new home, while Golden Arrows� home games have been provisionally set for Chatsworth.

Platinum Stars will stay put in the North West using the Royal Bafokeng, as will Maritzburg United (Harry Gwala), SuperSport United (Super Stadium), Free State Stars (Charles Mopeli), Moroka Swallows (Dobsonville), Black Aces (Puma Rugby Stadium) and Bloemfontein Celtic (Seisa Ramobodu).

The biggest match on the PSL calendar � the Soweto Derby � has been scheduled for November, with Pirates at home, while the Nedbank Cup final will be played on May 28 next year, a week after the League matches end.

The Telkom Knockout final is scheduled for December, while the MTN8 will be played on October 2.

According to the letter from PSL CEO Kjetil Siem, all clubs are invited to submit their input about the draft fixtures list by Friday July 2.

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Recent Comments (42) :

Hloni_SA : 2010-06-30 17:48

WhY not use Soccer City permanently 2 build a permanent home base like Man Utd is renting Old Trafford

KidKudu7: 2010-06-30 18:00

Good move for the Bucs to stay put to Orlando Stadium.

KidKudu7: 2010-06-30 18:01

Probable the much love to hate prodigal son, Teko Modise will recover in time for his form & Benson Mhlongo will be fit for the new season. I'm already anticipating an exciting new season.

KidKudu7: 2010-06-30 18:03

As for the coaching department, I'm speechless as we all know the Iron Duke & his surprises!!!

Maestro KC: 2010-06-30 18:03

do we still have Super Stadium?

Rand Standium is too small with only one part of the stadium covered...bad idea


zimbo1: 2010-06-30 18:27

hey whats the pic of nengomasha doing is he general chiefs also how far his move to qatar. hey guys i love this guy.

zachs: 2010-06-30 19:02

where is their stadium,still dreaming?

Siya: 2010-06-30 19:34

Hloni: I think it's important for a team to play close to a capacity crowd each time they play at home. I wouldn't expect any team to adopt SC & then again the only team that can consider this & it won't be goodenough still is Chiefs. I'm waiting for the Chiefs stadium to be finalised & PieRats administration have made a great call by going to elokishini.

Siya: 2010-06-30 19:39

PSL lovers: i have a tickle in my belly that tells me we are heading for a fantastic season ahead fo us. The WC rubs off greatness to every country that embraces it. Watch the space football fanatics.

Maestro KC: 2010-06-30 20:42

tanaka: 2010-06-30 18:27

Is that Nengomasha? put on your glasses


General: 2010-06-30 20:49

Takana don't take alcohol during the week and come to this site,You better look with your eyes wide open. u "Yende" lona wena.

zimbo1: 2010-06-30 22:21

hey wena this guys are all ugly u yende,uyeye,unengomasha,usweswe hey guys we need handsome players like robinho,kaka,fabrigas

HIV Positive: 2010-07-01 07:24

tanaka: 2010-06-30 22:21

Are you a man or a woman? If you a man I think you should come out of the closet!! Because you sound gay to me!!!

Chisto: 2010-07-01 07:41

Are you Japanese.??. This is Yende.

Chisto: 2010-07-01 07:54

Excellent decision by Orlando Pirates to stay put at Orlando Stadium. The vibe and atmosphere is great there.!!!.

All psl trophies : 2010-07-01 08:07

@tanaka: do u know how dangerous a smell 4rm that panty ur smoking can be to ur neuron system?

Chisto: 2010-07-01 08:11

When does voting for Telkom Charity Cup begins.???.

Busani: 2010-07-01 08:15

Holla Takana, a true Khosikazi, you a true defination of a Chiefs fan.

BrokeFan: 2010-07-01 09:05

Let's beat the heck out of everyone. Let's make this season a season to be remembered by all. Khosi by Smart Choice...Dark or Blue

Chisto: 2010-07-01 09:26

Both derbies between Pirates & chiefs should be played at Soccer City including all the finals.

Gucci Man: 2010-07-01 09:58

This season I'm expecting to see the LOVE & PEACE family happy , Bobby we need the service of Isaacs from Santos . One of my family members used to say "Some teams won't be as lucky as others have been: Thanbang

San'bonani nonke......Marenkeni: Meshack, Cruel: Lil witchy, Dikotsi; Oyintanda:Thabang: SIBUSISO: Pearl: Maestro KC
Livhuwani: Malaba G , manhanry: Franco, mash-do, Sunnyboy: Kwest: mzakes: Mphuthi lehlohonolo; daniel: Amo: Azie: Vuyani; loxition: Andy: Hlalele: an: chippa10; Nthsiza: Mgcini: Becca Massey; Fizz: andile: size13: vuyo: namibian khosi: Les: Authentic: Thabo
and the entire Amakhosi family.

Behind Bafana Bafana 100%
My blood is Gold & Black

Thee real Napster: 2010-07-01 10:01

well aint this a b****?
we have nice stadiums tht are being used to play SWC and seeing tht the PSL have been hard @ work does that mean stadiums like Mbombela,Peter Mokaba and Nelson Mandela wont be used.

I think We should also focus on distributing some of the tournie games to those stadiums not only finals

Qminati: 2010-07-01 10:15

What ever happened to Kaizer Chiefs' new stadium which they were reported to have started building some 3-4 years ago?

Surely it must have been completed by now...

By the sounds of this report, there is still another year to go (at least) before is it completed / used.

What's taking so long?

Thabo : 2010-07-01 10:22

@Gucci Man and the rest of the FAMILY I say welcome back my FAMILY. Guys lets vote for our team and then go out there and fill up soccer city like we always do. To the KHOSI family; lets keep Rand Stadium full all the time; whether our team is doing well or bad.

My Blood Is Gold & Black
Dlaya MAKHOSI Dlayyyyya

Kholo: 2010-07-01 10:34

Eish!! was hopin for SoccerCity...
Rand Stadium here we come...!

Thabo : 2010-07-01 10:22

am with u on dat 1...
let us vote ba4wethu....

Khosi4______ u all knw the slogan!!!

Swona: 2010-07-01 10:43

after losing four of their first five home matches!

Running away from bad luck!

Chisto: 2010-07-01 11:02

Let's give the rugby people their stadiums back after the WC, we have more than enough stadia now, Ellis/Coca-cola Park, Loftus, Vodacom Park, Newlands. We still have Polokwane, Peter Mokaba, Mbombela and Nelson Mandela bay who will become white elephants maybe to be used by BB.

Chisto: 2010-07-01 11:04

Sorry, Peter Mokaba and Polokwane is one and same stadia.

rulani: 2010-07-01 11:15

Qminati, the Chiefs stadium project has since been canned for some unknown reason. I was hoping we could use soccercity like before. that stadium is lagendary. It was going to be a croud puller by itself. its not too late though. we still can change our choice.

love & peace

Chisto: 2010-07-01 11:24

There was never a facility like chiefs stadium, it only existed in theory and it will never happen.

Sweyts: 2010-07-01 11:42

Chips! The only 'big' club without a home! The Krugersdorp Stadium has been replaced by shacks and a giant scrapyard! lol!

Mreva: 2010-07-01 14:41

Talking at dreamers,thats chips for u.....they wll use Rand stadia, bcause they cnt afford SC,wow!!!....bobby nd his team ar joke.

zimbo1: 2010-07-01 18:19

guys be nice to me i am sorry i thot it was nengo but calling me gay i think u crossed VIVA GHANA I DREAMT BLACK STARS WINNING 2-1 IN REGULATION TIME ONCE AGAIN SCORING FROM THE PENALTY WATCH THE SPACE

Poopo : 2010-07-04 22:08

10yrz no cup dat suck pie 4 ratz orlando is 4 de lozerz datz nt ayoba and rand 4 de clubs how cn themselvz how win trophies,how knw as kingz of cupz datz ayoba

Thendo : 2010-07-06 08:08

Who's gonna use soccer city ? Makhosi where bragging about.

t.lala: 2010-07-08 12:05


maropeng : 2010-07-08 23:02

you are right thaho rand is nt ayoba 4 amakhosi

size13: 2010-07-21 11:58

he he he whatsup with the kickoff photos???? wena yende uma uzibuka ufana nani vele???? 1st it was 'wrong turn' mbuyana, than 'black cat'Gaxa and now....ay nami angazi!!!

size13: 2010-07-21 12:04

let poporats fans vote 4 us(chiefs)...our lifestyle is their intertainment coz their team is pathetic!!! ask their legend john moeti

Moe4eva: 2010-07-21 13:16

Welcome back Size 13, how you been Madlebe mpintshi?

size13: 2010-07-21 13:31

he he he moe im back mfwethu. u know i took part in recession but umasipala wangibheka.... from now on im saving my R5's i was using kuma internet cafe

Sipho: 2010-07-21 13:54

Why r kaizer chiefs fans not asking their management about the promised stadium? R they scared scared they will be asked "WHOSE CLUB IS THIS?" HEHEHEHEHEHEHEHEHHEHEEHHE

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