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Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch Tips - Stellies to win their season opener

By Ralph Staniforth
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05 Aug 2022
  • Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch DStv Premiership match predictions
  • The fixture is being played at 15:00 SAST on Saturday at the Peter Mokaba Stadium, Limpopo
  • Stellenbosch finished 4th in the South African Premier Division last season
  • Marumo Gallants finished 10th in the South African Premier Division last season
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Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch Predictions


Marumo Gallants finished last season struggling to find a way to win, which cost them a place in the top eight, whilst Stellenbosch won important games towards the end of the season to secure fourth in the league. Stellenbosch is predicted to win to nil on Saturday.
  • Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Marumo Gallants Form
  • Marumo Gallants Team News & Injuries
  • Stellenbosch Form 
  • Stellenbosch Team News & Injuries
  • Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch FAQ

  • Marumo Gallants have drawn 3 of their last 5 fixtures(all competitions).
  • Marumo Gallants have scored 3 goals in 5 games(all competitions).
  • Marumo Gallants have conceded 5 goals in 5 matches(all competitions).
  • Marumo Gallants have drawn 4 home fixtures in a row(all competitions).
  • Marumo Gallants have scored 4 goals in 5 home matches(all competitions).
  • Marumo Gallants have conceded 3 goals in 5 home games(all competitions).
  • Stellenbosch have won 3 of their last 5 fixtures(PSL).
  • Stellenbosch have scored 6 goals in 5 matches(PSL).
  • Stellenbosch have conceded 1 goal in 5 games(PSL).
  • Stellenbosch have won 2 of their last 4 away fixtures(PSL).
  • Stellenbosch have scored 5 goals in 5 away matches(PSL).
  • Stellenbosch have conceded 4 goals in 5 away games(PSL).

Head to Head


Marumo Gallants hold an advantage of 11 wins compared to Stellenbosch's five, with two draws in 18 meetings across all competitions.

Marumo Gallants edged Stellenbosch 1-0 at home in the league last season. 

Marumo Gallants Form


Marumo Gallants' form dipped in the second half of last season, which saw them finish mid-table in the PSL.

They did qualify for the CAF Confederation Cup again as they lost to league title winners Mamelodi Sundowns in the Nedbank Cup final.

Their last five results across all competitions are L, D, D, D and L, scoring three goals and conceding five.

Bahlabane Ba Ntwa came 10th in the DStv Premiership standings last season with 34 points from 30 matches. They registered 22 goals and let in 28 goals at the back.

Their last five home results across all competitions are one win and four consecutive draws, registering four goals and conceding three.

Marumo Gallants drew 13 times in the league during their last campaign, which cost them finishing higher in the league.

They did a secure victory over the visitors the last time these two clubs clashed at the Peter Mokaba Stadium. Can they do it again?

Marumo Gallants Team News & Injuries


Former head coach of Ashanti Gold in Ghana and Township Rollers in Botswana, Romain Folz,  has been appointed as the new coach of Marumo Gallants, replacing Dan Malesela. 

Players in: Koketso More (Mangaung United), Samuel Nkomo (Polokwane City), Lesiba Nku (Polokwane City, Riyaaz Nell (Santos)

Players out: King Ndlovu (Maritzburg United), Miguel Timm (Orlando Pirates)

Stellenbosch Form 


Stellenbosch just missed out on qualifying for the CAF Confederation Cup because of an inferior goal difference to Royal AM and will have set their sights on placing higher in the league standings at the end of this season.

Their last five results in the league are W, D, D, W, and W, scoring six goals and conceding one.

Stellenbosch finished 4th on the DStv Premiership table last season with 47 points from 30 matches. They scored 32 goals and conceded 23.

Stellies' last five away results in the PSL are L, W, L, D and W, registering five goals and letting in four at the back.

Stellenbosch ended their 2021/22 season with two excellent victories against PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns and runner-up Cape Town City, which will give them the confidence to pick all three points away to Marumo Gallants. 

Stellenbosch Team News & Injuries


Coach Steve Barker could turn to his new signings to get his team to a winning start.

Players in: Fawaaz Basadien (Swallows FC), William Likuta (Motema Pembe, DR Congo), Nhlanhla Mgaga (Baroka FC), Sinethemba Mngomezulu (TS Galaxy), Sihle Nduli (TS Galaxy) Vusi Sibiya (Baroka FC), Lasse Sobiech (Darmstadt 98, Germany)

Players out: Ashley Du Preez (Kaizer Chiefs), Zitha Kwinika (Kaizer Chiefs). Stanley Dimgba, Waseem Isaacs, Robyn Johannes, Fuad Johnson, Sibusiso Mthethwa, Nathan Sinkala, Granwald Scott and Marc van Heerden(all released). 

Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch FAQ

When is Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch being played?

Marumo Gallants vs Stellenbosch is being played on 6 August 2022.

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Verdict

Stellenbosch finished strong towards the end of last season and is tipped to secure a win-to-nil result against Marumo Gallants.

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