The Pretoria derby will be taking place today as SuperSport United host Mamelodi Sundowns. Pitso Mosimane's team bowed out of the MTN8 tournament after failing to beat Maritzburg United. However, the Chloorkop-based side will be looking to turn their fortunes around in the league and get their campaign off to a positive start.
Orlando Pirates will begin the 2017/18 campaign at home against Chippa United. Former Bucs captain and current Chippa United coach Dan Malesela has given an insight as to how he used to do it as the Sea Robbers' captain, and is confident of beating his former team.
Kaizer Chiefs will be looking to turn their fortunes around this season after failing to secure any silverware in the past two campaigns. Amakhosi had a good run during their pre-season matches, but failed to progress to the semi-final round of the MTN8 challenge last weekend.
Orlando Pirates are yet to announce their new captain ahead of the 2017/18 season. The Buccaneers recently parted ways with former skipper Oupa Manyisa, who has joined African champions Mamelodi Sundowns. Head coach Milutin Sredojevic has mentioned that the new leader will be announced in due course, however.