Absa Premiership

Wits to meet City in MTN8 semi-final

2017-08-14 07:38
Coach Gavin Hunt celebrated as Wits took the PSL title. (Sydney Seshibedi, Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Cape Town City will be put to the test in the MTN8 Cup semi-final as they have been drawn against defending champions Bidvest Wits.

The Clever Boys were take to a penalty shoot out on Friday evening against Golden Arrows but remain on course to defend their title.

Meanwhile, Benni McCarthy's first competitive match in charge of the Citizens ended in a 1-0 victory for the Cape side at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

SuperSport United held firmly on to a 1-0 lead against Kaizer Chiefs while Maritzburg United surprised powerhouse Mamelodi Sundowns.

The MTN8 semi-final first-leg will take place on the weekend of 26/27 August with the second-leg to be held on 8/9 September.

Fixtures:

Cape Town City v Bidvest Wits
SuperSport United v Maritzburg United

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Friday, 19 January 2018
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Cape Town City FC v Ajax Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, Goble Park 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu FC v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
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