This Wednesday sees us taking part in the semi final of the 2018/19 Diski Shield competition against Orlando Pirates at Kanyamazane Stadium in Mpumalanga.

The game will kick off at 3pm on Workers Day.

This innovative competition is in its second year and is proving to be one enjoyed by all of the club reserve sides.

The youngsters road to the competition semi final saw them accumulate 6 points with 2 wins in their table. After AmaZulu tried hard in their final group game to try and take the lead on points difference, it eventually went down to our head to head result with them to determine who would progress to the semi finals.

We progressed to the semi’s last year before being knocked out by Mamelodi Sundowns, and are aiming to go to the final this year by knocking Orlando Pirates out on Wednesday.

When we met the Buccaneers in the Diski Challenge in September, we secured a win at Orlando Stadium with a 2-1 win over them, and are confident that the same result can be achieved.

Our opposition, Orlando Pirates are through to their first Shield semi final after having a closely contended group stage as well.

The semi finals will be played as a festival fixture which sees the days first game kicking off at 12h00 between SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns.

The action will be live on SS4, but we will also be sharing the games progression over our social media platforms. So follow us and tune in if you are unable to watch the game.

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