MTN8 : PSL confirms MTN8 dates, times and venues
The Premier Soccer League has confirmed the dates, times and venues for the 2017 MTN8 Cup.
MTN8 Always signals the official start of the season. It will be the first time since the inception of the PSL that Soweto Giants Orlando Pirates will not fixture as they finished in position 11.
MTN8 and PSL champions Bidvest Wits will kick off proceedings when they face Lamontville Golden Arrows at the Bidvest Stadium at 20h00.
Wits won the trophy at the Mbombela Stadium last year when the beat Pretoria Giants and CAF Champions Mamelodi Sundowns, in a game many call the Daine Klate show.
On Saturday, 12 August there will be two fixtures: Cape Town City, who finished in the semis last year, will take on MTN8 newcomers Polokwane City at the Cape Town Stadium at 15h00.
At 20h15, Kaizer Chiefs will be at home against SuperSport United at Moses Mabhida in Durban.
On Sunday, 13 August, there will be one fixture between last year’s runners-up Sundowns and Maritzburg United.
The League has also confirmed ticketing information for the MTN8 quarter-finals. Ticket prices will vary from R40 to R60. Children under the age of 12 will pay R15.
All tickets will once again be sold at TicketPro outlets.
The competition is reserved for the top eight finishers in the league in 2016/17.
Friday, 11 August 2017
Bidvest Wits vs Golden Arrows – Bidvest Stadium (20h00)
Saturday, 12 August
Cape Town City vs Polokwane City – Cape Town Stadium (15h00)
Kaizer Chiefs vs SuperSport United – Moses Mabhida Stadium (20h15)
Sunday, 13 August
Mamelodi Sundowns vs Maritzburg United – Lucas Moripe Stadium (15h00)