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Top 4 must-watch weekend sporting events

2017-10-13 17:53

Cape Town - It's the weekend!

But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight and be sure to watch these FOUR events (in no particular order)!

1. MTN8 FINAL

Only two teams remain in final set at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Cape Town City find themselves up against SuperSport United once again - now coached by Tinkler - in the MTN8 final.

Will Benni McCarthy's men come out on top or will Tinkler's charges prevail?

Kick-off on Saturday is at 19:00.

Click here to read the latest PSL news

2. CURRIE CUP

In this weekend's final fixtures before the playoffs, there are tons of teams still in the running for a semi-final spot.

We begin at Loftus Versfeld, where the Blue Bulls take on the Pumas on Friday (19:00).

Then we're in Pietermaritzburg, where the Sharks battle against Western Province on Saturday (15:00).

We end off at Ellis Park for the much-anticipated duel between the Golden Lions and Free State Cheetahs on Saturday (17:15).

Click here for all your latest Currie Cup news

3. PROTEAS V BANGLADESH, 1ST ODI

After thrashing Bangladesh in the two-match Test series 2-0, Faf du Plessis and his charges turn their attention to the one-day format.

Now with Bangladesh's key man Shakib Al Hasan returning, can the Proteas tame the Tigers?

Play on Sunday starts at 10:00.

Click here to follow the first ODI

4. ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP EXTRAVAGANZA!

The English Premiership is here to keep us entertained all through Saturday and Sunday.

Some of the biggest fixtures include the out-of-form Crystal Palace and Antonio Conte's Chelsea (Kick-off on Saturday, 16:00) and then the much-anticipated clash between Liverpool as they host Jose Mourinho's Manchester United at Anfield (Kick-off on Saturday, 13:30).

Then we end off the weekend to see promoted Brighton & Hove Albion face Ronald Koeman's Everton (Kick-off on Sunday, 14:30).

Click for all the latest English Premiership news, fixtures, results, logs and much more!

Notable mentions include the ATP Tour's Shanghai Masters, PGA Tour's CIMB Classic, the Japanese MotoGP and the European Tour's Italian Open.

Images: Gallo/Getty

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