Absa Premiership

MTN8 final to go ahead after Durban storms

2017-10-12 11:46
Lehlohonolo Majoro (File)

Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has allayed fears of the MTN8 final being postponed after host city Durban endured severe storms and flooding this week.

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The Moses Mabhida Stadium will be 'playable', according to the PSL as they confirmed to those who have arranged to attend the spectacle between Cape Town City and SuperSport United that it will in fact go ahead.

"The Premier Soccer League would like to reassure football supporters that the MTN8 final scheduled for the Moses Mabhida Stadium this coming Saturday‚ October 14, 2017 is still on," the statement read.

"Following the floods in Durban this week‚ the PSL has been in constant contact with Moses Mabhida Stadium Management to assess the state of the stadium, more importantly, the playing surface.

"The League is satisfied that the pitch will be in playable conditions and therefore the final will kick-off at 19:00 as scheduled."

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