NFD starts the ball rolling

Mcelwa Nchabeleng

Mcelwa Nchabeleng

Much has been said and written about the delay of the kickoff of the restructured National First Division (NFD), but now the time has arrived for the ball to start rolling today.

The NFD has been divided into two streams - the coastal and inland - and each stream is made up of eight clubs. FC Cape Town, formerly Vasco da Gama, welcome newcomers Hanover Park at Blue Downs Stadium in Cape Town today at 8pm.

A further two matches in the Coastal Stream will be played tonight with Maritzburg United hosting Western Province United at Harry Gwala Stadium and Nathi Lions engaging Bay United at King Zwelithini Stadium.

Ikapa FC, formerly Fidentia Rangers, meet Durban Stars at Erica Park Stadium tomorrow at 3pm.

In the Inland Stream Witbank Spurs face University of Pretoria, alias AmaTuks, at Atlantic Stadium in Witbank tomorrow at 3pm. Winnerspark, treavel to Odi Stadium to face GaRankuwa United. African Warriors are at home against FC AK at Charles Mopeli Stadium. Dynamos host Mpumalanga Black Aces at Lulekani Stadium on Sunday.