PSL : Clash of the PSL debutants, Highlands vs Baroka FC Match Preview
Highlands Park and Baroka FC clashes are always a blood bath and entertaining
The two PSL debutants finished 2nd and 1st reapectively but their clashes have always produced fire works.
The last game between the two side was in the 2015/17 season when both were gunning for the NFD title, it ended in a 2 all stalmate with Thanks Kutumela scoring a brace
The battle between Highlands Park and Baroka FC have been on the field and off the field
It was Highlands Park who lodgged a complain against Baroka FC over the registration of Tshepo “Skhwama Sama Tariana” Matete.
The case was thrown out by the PSL but its believed to be have been the reason behind the previous General manager resigning
Before the start of the 2016/17 Season Highlands Park and Baroka FC were at logger heads over the signature of Richard Matloga.
Highlands Park believed that the midfielder still had a contract with them and belonged to the team but an admin over sight on the contract allowed Baroka FC took advantage
Baroka FC have a mental advantage over Highlands Park after winning two cases.
The game will be Highlands Park debut PSL game after their game against Mamelodi Sundowns was postponed
Baroka FC earned their first PSL in their first game against Ajax Cape Town at Polokwane
Highlands Parks have made some great signing including Collins Mbesuma, the 2015/16 top goal scorer.
It will be seen if the likes of Mvela will bring their Olympics experience will come in handy
Baroka FC have the likes of Sgobe who they will bank on deliver them their first three points
The game is set to kickoff at 19:30 at Makhulong Stadium, tickets are at computicket