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Cape Town — Mamelodi Sundowns have been refused a postponement of the March 12 league game against Maritzburg United and must now change their travel plans for their last African Champions League clash against Wydad Casablanca in Morocco. But their title rivals Orlando Pirates have been given permission to move their game against Black Leopards on March 13 in a decision by the Premier Soccer League that will raise questions about one team being favoured over the other. But league officials say Maritzburg refused to change the game and Sundowns have also have not accepted an alternate date at the end of March — and they have no alternative‚ even though they might be seen as favouring one of the title challengers over the other. “As you will appreciate for [the] last couple of months‚ we have been trying to accommodate clubs playing in the African Champions League‚ striving to strike a balance in assisting them to play in the continental club competition and also fulfill domestic assi...

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