Focus on KZN clubs as Premiership football season kicks off

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New Maritzburg United striker Amadou Soukouna — a former French youth international of Malian descent.
New Maritzburg United striker Amadou Soukouna — a former French youth international of Malian descent.
Nigel Naicker

On your marks, get set ... DStv Premiership clubs go into their 2021/22 football marathon this weekend with there being considerable focus on the KwaZulu-Natal scene.

The province is celebrating having four clubs in the 16-team top flight after a long time — albeit in controversial circumstances — and rebuilt AmaZulu will look forward to domestic and African fixtures for the first time as a result of last season’s fantastic campaign.

At the same time, Maritzburg United will bid to avoid being involved in the relegation dogfight again and new Golden Arrows coach Lehlohonolo Seema will seek to build on the club’s flying run last term.

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