he 2021/22 DStv Premiership and GladAfrica Championship fixtures have been confirmed.
Mamelodi Sundowns and AmaZulu FC, the two sides that occupied the top two spots in the previous season, will kick off proceedings in the DStv Premiership at Loftus Versveld Stadium on Friday, 20 August.
There will be a total of five DStv Premiership matches on Saturday and two more on Sunday to complete the first weekend block. The fixtures are scheduled to kick off at 3pm and 5pm.
The new GladAfrica Championship season, meanwhile, will get under way on Saturday, 21 August at 3pm.
Headlining the opening fixtures will be the Limpopo derby between Black Leopards and Polokwane City at Thohoyandou Stadium as well as the Tshwane derby which will see JDR Stars hosting University of Pretoria at Giant Stadium.
Newcomers, Hungry Lions and Platinum City Rovers will both make their GladAfrica Championship debuts in the opening weekend when they come up against Uthongathi FC and Free State Stars respectively.
The 2021/22 edition of the MTN8 will start on the weekend of 14 and 15 August. The MTN8 fixture details will be confirmed in due course.