Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League
together with sponsors, MTN have announced that the Mbombela Stadium will host
the 2016/17 MTN8 final on Saturday, October 1.
The match will kick-off at
This is the first time that
the Mbombela Stadium will host a MTN8 final. It has been three years since
Mbombela hosted a domestic Cup final – back in December 2013.
The Premier Soccer League acting
Chief Executive, Mato Madlala said she was expecting the people of Mpumalanga
and other surrounding areas rally behind the event.
"As the League, it is in
our interest to ensure that we spread football to different parts of the
country to give our supporters an opportunity to watch Cup finals and we are
excited to announce that Mbombela Stadium will host this season’s MTN8 final.
We would like to thank the different stakeholders in the city of Mbombela who,
firstly, showed interest and cooperation in our discussions. We are looking
forward to what we hope will be a great Cup final on October 1. We also want
to thank our partners, MTN for their support," Madlala said.
Tickets for the MTN8 final
will be sold at TicketPro outlets throughout the country. The PSL will
communicate ticketing information in due course.