A lucky fan will walk away with R100 000 at the Soweto Derby as Kaizer Chiefs take on Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium in South Africa on Saturday 29 February.
The sold-out match up with over 88 000 supporters expected, will mark the third clash between the two South African powerhouses this season.
A special appearance will be made by former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Williams Okpara who will take up his legendary position in the goals for the Woza Nazo Shootout competition in which a lucky fan may walk away with R100 000 cash prize.
“Fifteen years after retiring, Williams Okpara is back for the Soweto Derby! The legendary Buccaneers goalkeeper is set to be in goal this Saturday at the FNB stadium for the first time since hanging up his gloves in 2005,” was the statement issued by the Premier Soccer League (PSL).
“Okpara, regarded as one of the best goal minders in Soweto Derby history, will enter the field during half-time for the Woza Nazo Shootout competition that will take place on the day.”
“The unique competition will see the 10th football fan, this season, take home an instant cash prize of R 100 000 and is also a final opportunity for Gauteng based Absa customers to win big. ”
“At half-time, five football-loving Absa customers will be brought to the pitch to kick against Okpara in a sudden death competition until there is only one winner left,” confirmed the PSL.”
11 players form both Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates will also be making their much-awaited Soweto Derby debut on the day.
Kaizer Chiefs have won the previous two clashes this season, one being in the League Cup so Orlando will be going all out to ensure the Chiefs don’t go 3 for 3.
Kaizer Chiefs are currently top of the South African Premier Soccer league with 45 points. Orlando Pirates are sitting at third position with 39 points.
The Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates takes place on Saturday 29 February at FNB Stadium at 15:30.