#PrayForKaizerChiefs trends on Twitter

Kaizer Chiefs supporters in mock religious regalia.
Kaizer Chiefs supporters in mock religious regalia.
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Kaizer Chiefs fans have taken their prayers for their team to win the league title on “Super Saturday” to the Twittersphere, with the hashtag “#PrayForKaizerChiefs” trending.

Amakhosi fans – desperate to see their team end four previous campaigns without a trophy in their 50th anniversary season – literally took their prayers online in an attempt to “manifest” the trophy on Saturday.

The Absa Premiership is poised for a dramatic finish in its final round, where all eight matches kick off at 3.30pm.

Chiefs (56 points and a +21 goal difference) meet second-l-from-bottom Baroka FC (28 points), who also need a win to escape the dreaded playoff position.

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns (56 points, +18 goal difference), who have closed what was a 13-point gap from Chiefs in December, meet third-from-bottom Black Leopards, who need a win to be sure of remaining a point above Baroka.

Of course, the word Sundowns was also trending, as Masandawana’s supporters also took to Twitter to wish their team the best: