Absa Premiership

MTN8 quarter-final details confirmed

2016-08-17 14:21
MTN8 trophy (File)

Cape Town - The details of the venues, dates and times of the MTN8 quarter-finals have been confirmed.

The confirmation of the details of the draw were announced on Wednesday at a function hosted by the Absa Premiership and sponsors MTN.

It was also confirmed at the event that the title-sponsors would renew their deal for the competition for a further five years.

The opening game will see Kaizer Chiefs face Cape Town City FC on August 26 at Cape Town Stadium - the action gets underway from 20:00.

In the second quarter-final, Platinum Stars take on Chippa United at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium at 15:00 on August 27. 

Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are the most successful sides in the competition's eight-year history, having won two MTN8 titles each.

MTN8 prize money breakdown

R 8m - MTN8 Champions
R 800 000 - 7 Participating Teams

MTN8 tournament dates

26-28 August (quarter-finals)
10-11 September (semi-finals 1st leg)
17-18 September (semi-finals 2nd leg)
1 October (Final)

MTN8 quarter-final fixtures

Friday, August 26 

Cape Town City FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium - 20:00

Saturday, August 27

Platinum Stars v Chippa United, Royal Bafokeng Stadium - 15:00
Bidvest Wits v Orlando Pirates, Bidvest Stadium - 20:15

Sunday, August 28

Mamelodi Sundowns v SuperSport United, Loftus Stadium - 15:00

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