JOHANNESBURG, July 31 – The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that the 2017 edition of the MTN8 competition will kick-off in less than two weeks’ time on Friday, August 11.
Next Friday’s fixture will signal the start of the first official game of the 2017/18 football season. MTN8 champions, Bidvest Wits will kick-off proceedings when they face Lamontville Golden Arrows at the Bidvest Stadium at 20h00.
Bidvest Wits won the trophy following that emphatic victory against Mamelodi Sundowns at the Mbombela Stadium last year. This was the first time the ‘Clever Boys’ lifted the trophy.
On Saturday, 12 August 2017 there will be two fixtures: Cape Town City, who finished in the semis last year, will take on MTN8 newcomers Polokwane City at the Cape Town Stadium at 15h00.
At 20h15, Kaizer Chiefs will be at home against SuperSport United at Moses Mabhida in Durban.
On Sunday, 13 August, there will be one fixture between last year’s runner-up’s Mamelodi Sundowns and Maritzburg United
The League has also confirmed ticketing information for the MTN8 quarter-finals. Ticket prices will vary from R40 to R60. Children under the age of 12 will pay R15.
All Tickets will once again be sold at TicketPro outlets.
Friday, 11 August 2017
Bidvest Wits vs Golden Arrows- Bidvest Stadium (20h00)
Saturday, 12 august 2017
Cape Town City vs Polokwane City FC- Cape Town stadium (15h00)
Kaizer Chiefs vs SuperSport United- Moses Mabhida stadium (20h15)
Sunday, 13 august 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns vs Maritzburg United- Lucas Moripe stadium (15h00)