The movement of traffic in certain streets in Tshwane is expected to be disrupted as Mamelodi Sundowns FC will embark on a parade on Wednesday, 1 June.
The DStv Premiership champions will be celebrating their victory by parading their trophy in different areas of Tshwane. The parade will start at 06:30 and end at 16:00 using two buses, one for the supporters and one for the players.
TSHWANE AREAS AFFECTED BY MAMELODI SUNDOWNS PARADE
The players and supporters are expected to visit schools, community halls, malls and colleges.
They will spend a few minutes at each place before proceeding to the next destination. Most streets in the areas that will be visited are expected to be affected.
These are the areas in Tshwane that The Brazilians will be visiting:
• Mamelodi East
• Mamelodi West
* Mamelodi far East
• Lotus Gardens
• Pretoria CBD
According to the Tshwane Metro Police Department, Sundown’s final stop for their celebration will be at Church Square in the Pretoria CBD.
“Tshwane Metro Police Department officers will be deployed to escort and monitor the parade. Motorists are urged to be patient and proceed with caution,” the department said.
AN UNFORGETTABLE SEASON FOR GLAMOUR BOYS
The Brazilians who are from Mamelodi, one of the biggest townships in Tshwane collected a treble of trophies this season.
Sundowns ran away with the title (literally) for a fifth consecutive season, winning by a whopping 16 points from fast-finishers Cape Town City FC.
The Brazilians finished on 65 points thanks to 19 wins, eight draws and just three defeats in their 30 league matches. The Citizens trailed on 49 points.
This season marked the first occasion in PSL history (since 1996/97) where only one team has picked up 50 or more log points.