Absa Premiership

Wits to take on Amakhosi in TKO semi

2017-11-05 20:30
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Johannesburg - The draw for the Telkom Knockout semi-finals took place on Sunday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium following Kaizer Chiefs win over Chippa United.

In Saturday's quarter-finals, Bidvest Wits edged Baroka FC 1-0, while Bloemfontein Celtic came from behind to win 2-1 away to Platinum Stars in Rustenburg.

Meanwhile, in the biggest upset, Polokwane City stunned Orlando Pirates by winning 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw following extra time in Soweto.

In the semi-finals later this month, Chiefs travel to meet reigning Absa Premiership winners Wits in Johannesburg while Polokwane City host Bloemfontein Celtic.

The matches will be played during weekend of November 18 and 19, with the exact dates and kick-off times still to be announced.

Telkom Knockout semi-finals draw made on Sunday in Port Elizabeth:

Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic

Wits v Kaizer Chiefs

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