PSL announces MTN8 fixtures

Sinethemba Jantjie of Free State Stars challenged by Lehlohonolo Mirwa of Kaizer Chiefs during the 2018 Maize Cup Final match between Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars at the James Motlatsi Stadium, Orkney on 14 July 2018.
Sinethemba Jantjie of Free State Stars challenged by Lehlohonolo Mirwa of Kaizer Chiefs during the 2018 Maize Cup Final match between Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars at the James Motlatsi Stadium, Orkney on 14 July 2018.
Image: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

The Absa Premier Soccer League announced the fixtures‚ venues‚ dates and kick-off times of the 2018/2019 MTN8 on Thursday.

Despite Ajax Cape Town's ongoing court battle to be reinstated back to PSL‚ the league revealed that the MTN8 will kick-off on Saturday August 11 with three fixtures scheduled for Saturday (15:00‚ 18:00 and 20:30).

The opening fixture of the MTN8 will see last season’s league champions‚ Mamelodi Sundowns‚ play Lamontville Golden Arrows at the Lucas Moripe Stadium at 3pm.

Three hours later (18h00)‚ Free State Stars will face their former employee Giovanni Solinas and Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium.

MTN8 defending champions SuperSport United will face former cup holders Orlando Pirates at Orlando Stadium at 20h30.

The last fixture of the MTN8 quarter-finals will be played on Sunday August 12 at the Harry Gwala Stadium where Maritzburg United will host Cape Town City.

FULL MTN8 FIXTURES:

SATURDAY‚ AUGUST 11

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Lamontville Golden Arrows – Lucas Moripe Stadium (15:00)

Kaizer Chiefs vs Free State Stars – FNB Stadium (18:00)

Orlando Pirates vs SuperSport United – Orlando Stadium (20:30)

SUNDAY‚ AUGUST 12

Maritzburg United vs Cape Town City – Harry Gwala Stadium (15:00)

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