Top Eight Chase Set For Thrilling Climax
24 April 2015
Maritzburg United will be looking to hold off the challenges of a host of clubs as they look to secure a first ever top eight finish in the Absa Premiership.
As things stand, the Team of Choice are on 33 points, and occupy eighth position, with four games to go.
But it’s going to be a take a real effort to beat of the challenges of at least four clubs who are hovering just underneath Maritzburg.
This is how it stands at the moment as we head into the final few weeks of action:
Position 8: Maritzburg United
Goal difference: +4
Games still to play: Ajax CT (home), Swallows (away), Pirates (home), AmaZulu (away)
Position 9: Polokwane City
Goal difference: -15
Games still to play: Aces (h), Platinum Stars (a), SuperSport (h)
Position 10: AmaTuks
Goal difference: -2
Games still to play: Swallows (h), AmaZulu (h), Sundowns (a)
Position 11: Black Aces
Goal difference: -4
Games still to play: Polokwane (a), Bidvest Wits (a), Chippa (h), Free State Stars (a)
Position 12: Platinum Stars
Goal difference: -8
Games still to play: AmaZulu (a), Sundowns (h), Polokwane (h), Wits (a)
* Chippa United, on 29 points, and Free State Stars, on 28, are also not out the race. Both sides have four games to play.