'Downs to face Dikwena test

2013-10-07 21:00
Telkom Knockout trophy (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Platinum Stars will look to build on their early success this season, after they were drawn on Monday to face Mamelodi Sundowns in the quarter-finals of the Telkom Knockout.

The fixture was originally scheduled for last week, but due to the Buccaneers' CAF Champions League commitments, the match was delayed for a week and will be decided at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

As a result, Orlando Pirates will take on Golden Arrows should they progress, while Black Aces face a potential meeting with defending league champions Kaizer Chiefs, should they beat Pirates.

The reason for this is because Pirates, should they win their match, would be considered a seeded team in the quarter-final draw, whereas Aces would be unseeded.

Therefore, should Aces win, Pirates' place as the seeded team would be taken by Free State Stars.

The Telkom Knockout quarter-final draw is as follows:
Orlando Pirates/Free State Stars v Golden Arrows
Platinum Stars v Mamelodi Sundowns
Black Aces/Free State Stars v Kaizer Chiefs
SuperSport United v Moroka Swallows


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