It does not get any easier for struggling Cape Town National First Division side Vasco da Gama who must face Santos this weekend in a Mother City derby.
Athlone Stadium will host this NFD clash on Sunday, 10 April at 3pm.
Vasco’s opponents, The People’s team, are four points ahead of Vasco on the NFD log. Santos have 24 points from their 23 games and sit in position 11.
Meanwhile Vasco are in 13th spot with 20 points from 23 outings.
Vasco’s next fixture after the Santos clash is a home game against NFD table toppers Baroka FC on Saturday, 16 April.
In recent fixtures, Vasco have drawn 1-1 with Mthatha Bucks and 0-0 with Mbombela United.
Photography by: Tony Andrade