#TKO2018 Soweto Derby: Supporters urged to arrive early, take note of road closures and train services

Arrive early!

This is the message from the South African Police Service and the Premier Soccer League to all football supporters who have a valid match ticket for the Telkom Knockout semifinal fixture between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at Moses Mabhida.

Gates will open at 12h00 and the match will kick-off at 15h00.

Traffic Management:

The permanent shutdown of roads in and around the stadium will be in effect from 11h00. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue will be closed in both directions from 11h00 until after the game.

Isaiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) will be closed for traffic from 03h00 in the morning.

Other road closure and diversions may occur from 10h00, among others at intersections in the area/ block bounded by Umgeni Road to west, Sandile Thusi (Argyle) on the South, Ruth First/M4 in the East, and S’miso Nqwanyana (Goble) road to the North.

Motorists are warned to stay away from the area around the stadium if they do not have tickets to the game or proceed to the beachfront fan park. Road signage will be visible for parking.

Available Public Parking areas:

Public parking is available at R20 in the following areas: People’s Park East, Kings Park Swimming Pool and the Badminton Hall on Umgeni Road.

Other options: Suncoast Parking, Durban Station, Kings Park Stadium.

*Motorists are advised to come early to avoid congestion at the parking gates; make sure vehicles are locked properly, close all doors and windows; do not give car keys to any stranger or car guards and do not leave valuable goods in the car.

Train Services:

Train services will be running from UMlazi and KwaMashu from 12h00 until 14h00 on Saturday before the game. The trains will also take people back home after the game – from 17h00.