Maritzburg United ask PSL to change fixtures

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Maritzburg United coach Ernst Middendorp.
Maritzburg United coach Ernst Middendorp.

Maritzburg United are not only challenged to keep their encouraging form going for survival in the DStv Premiership, but are now also facing a hectic fixture schedule for the closing period.

The 13th-placed side feel they need to grab another 10 or 11 points from their 10 remaining matches to avoid relegation, having done well lately to go five games unbeaten and lift their tally to 20 points.

Coach Ernst Middendorp, whose men are currently in recess, has got the “Team of Choice” playing an effective style of football and scoring some great goals, as highlighted by their 5-1 drubbing of Chippa United at Harry Gwala Stadium last weekend.

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