A chance for the Sea Robbers Orlando to register their first three points in the league when they lock horns with rivals Swallows FC at home.
A rivalry game known as the original derby and a bragging rights game with high expectations from football spectators.
Pirates will be without their two regular players Richard Ofori and Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Ofori suffered an injury blow during their World Cup qualifiers game against South Africa. Nyauza picked up a red card in a game against the Stellies.
Makhubela and Mako makes the team line up for the team in the new season with the injured Maela.
Pirates starting line up
A tough starting X1 for the Sea Robbers as they will look to go all out for maximum points.
The last time the sides met was in an MTN8 quarter-final clash on 14 August when Swallows prevailed 2-1 winners at Orlando Stadium.
However, Swallows striker Ruzeighn Gamaldien will hope to continue and haunt their opponents.
Fans wait for kickoff at the Orlando Stadium with more enticement and will entertain the return of Dstv Premiership.
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