Johannesburg – Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu Mashamaite
believes that there is no good or bad draw following the Telkom Knockout draw.
FIVE things MTN8 final showed
"We knew about the draw, and sooner or later we were
going to draw one team, and it happened to be Maritzburg United,"
Mashamaite to the Chiefs’ website.
"We got a home draw, playing in our backyard will give
us the much needed edge. Every team from now will gun for us following the MTN
8 win. We are a team to beat now," added Mashamaite referring to Kaizer
Chiefs winning the 2014 MTN 8 Cup.
Chiefs will play Maritzburg in the league fixture this
weekend and follow on with the TKO home draw against the same opponents the
"It will be the repeat of the Platinum Stars situation,
back to back games in the cup and league.”
“We will have an edge in terms of motivation. We have one
cup in the bag and that will be confidence booster going forward.”
The TKO Last 16 fixtures
Bidvest Wits v Moroka Swallows
SuperSport United v Free State Stars
Ajax Cape Town v Mpumalanga Black Aces
Platinum Stars v Chippa United
Mamelodi Sundowns v University of Pretoria
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City
AmaZulu v Bloemfontein Celtic
The matches will be played the weekend of October 3-5 with
the PSL cup committee to announce exact dates, venues and kickoff time later