Clash of the champions: Sundowns welcomes Barcelona

Clash of the champions: Sundowns welcomes Barcelona”

Barcelona will play an worldwide friendly against Mamelodi Sundowns, the champions of South Africa's Premier Soccer League, in Johannesburg on May 16 to mark 100 years since the birth of former president Nelson Mandela, the club announced on Thursday.

The worldwide friendly, which will be played at FNB Stadium, is scheduled within a PSL season as Maritzburg United and Free State Stars still have to play in the Nedbank Cup final on Saturday, May 19 in the Mother City.

Stadium Management South Africa have confirmed that tickets for the much-anticipated clash between Premier Soccer League giants Mamelodi Sundowns and LaLiga giants Barcelona will go on sale on Thursday morning.

Government was represented by Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe at the announcement, while there was also someone from La Liga present at the event.

The Absa Premiership champions are set to face the La Liga Santander champions in a match dubbed "Champions vs Champions", in celebration of former South African president and struggle icon Nelson Mandela's centenary.

"Tickets are now selling at 216 per minute, which is like the fastest at Computicket", announced Sundowns CEO Sizwe Nzimande midway through the press conference.

The team will travel to Johannesburg the day before the match, which kicks off at 18:00 (both local time and CET) in the FNB Stadium, formerly known as Soccer City Stadium.

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