Absa Premiership

MTN8 dates, times and venues confirmed

2017-07-31 15:28
MTN8 trophy (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League has announced that the 2017 edition of the MTN8 competition will kick-off in less than two weeks time on Friday, 11 August 2017.

Next Friday’s fixture will signal the start of the first official game of the 2017/18 football season.

MTN8 champions, Wits will kick-off proceedings when they face Lamontville Golden Arrows at the Bidvest Stadium at 20:00.

The Clever Boys won the trophy following an emphatic victory against Mamelodi Sundowns at the Mbombela Stadium last year. This was the first time Wits lifted the trophy.

On Saturday, August 12 there will be two fixtures: Cape Town City will take on MTN8 newcomers Polokwane City at the Cape Town Stadium at 15h00.

At 20:15, Kaizer Chiefs will be at home against SuperSport United at Moses Mabhida in Durban.  

On Sunday, August 13, last year’s runner-up’s Mamelodi Sundowns will clash against Maritzburg United.

MTN8 fixtures:

Friday, August 11

Bidvest Wits vs Golden Arrows - Bidvest Stadium (20:00)

Saturday, August 12

Cape Town City vs Polokwane City - Cape Town Stadium (15:00)

Kaizer Chiefs vs SuperSport United - Moses Mabhida Stadium (20:15)

Sunday, August 13

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Maritzburg United - Lucas Moripe Stadium (15:00)

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