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‘Big Three’ Discover Opponents As MTN8 Quarterfinals Confirmed

The MTN8 Semifinals Have Been Confirmed

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By Soccer Laduma - May 13, 2018 07:04 PM
The eight clubs who made it into the Absa Premiership top-half now know their first-round opponents for next season’s MTN8 tournament.
 
Check out the MTN8 matchups in the gallery above!
 
This weekend saw the final games of the 2017/18 Absa Premiership season played out across the country, with Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates securing CAF Champions League football while Kaizer Chiefs clinched a spot in the CAF Confederation Cup.
 
 
SuperSport United, who won the MTN8 last season, will be unable to defend their title after Matsatsantsa finished 11th in the league as they made a late surge away from the relegation zone with a win over Baroka.
 
With the final league positions all confirmed, the eight clubs now know who stands between them and a spot in the semi-finals of the competition when we get underway in a few months’ time.
 
Sundowns will take on AmaZulu, Pirates face Golden Arrows, Chiefs get underway against Free State Stars and it is Maritzburg United against Cape Town City as fourth plays fifth.
 
The rules state that the teams who finished in the top four will have home advantage in the quarterfinals of the competition, with R8m going to the winner of the tournament.  
 

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magents02 Joined: 07 Feb 2012
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magents02 May 16, 2018 07:53 AM
Sundowns against Arrows
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BhakaTM Joined: 05 Jun 2011
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BhakaTM May 15, 2018 12:58 PM
We already in the Semis...#WithArmsCrossed
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EagleEye May 15, 2018 10:20 AM
Interesting draw. Let the games begin.
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Thulanim May 14, 2018 06:19 PM
Can't wait for next season
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KhothaKhosi May 14, 2018 10:32 AM
FSS is responsible for Chiefs' trophy less season. Then, again they will send Chiefs packing early next year. Kushubile la.
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Pirates_999 May 14, 2018 10:22 AM
It's still early to talk about this there's still a lot to happen during off season, but I feel sorry for Golden Arrows....Up The Bucs!
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Godfrey89 May 14, 2018 10:01 AM
Quarterfinals sir not Semifinals, anyway thank you.
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mbixane May 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Let's hope ngeke kushe iground kubiwe nempahla yokusakaza imidlalo uma kudlala iChiefs neFFS
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Mtwesi May 14, 2018 09:18 AM
OK Mr editor thank you
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ruben tsotetsi May 14, 2018 08:58 AM
woza wafa wafa
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Ndabayakhe May 14, 2018 08:28 AM
Wish Downs cn clinch dyc one.Gud fr KZN to c all 3 teams in d top 8.
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llumadi May 14, 2018 08:01 AM
good draw indeed
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Sky Days May 14, 2018 06:56 AM
Pitso must win this one to fund our journey across all boarders.
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Prayer@k4l May 14, 2018 12:53 AM
Mmmmm
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Xolisa{khosificated} May 13, 2018 11:00 PM
As I dont know what the future holds... The only thing I can only do is to wish my chiefs all the best
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Shosholoza ka Cadolo May 13, 2018 10:44 PM
What a gr8 season 4 KZN Teams.
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Bucsfever16 May 13, 2018 09:48 PM
@wagono : who said so??
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wagono May 13, 2018 09:46 PM
Since when do semifinals involved 8 teams?
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Myaka weliPhefeni May 13, 2018 09:23 PM
Pay back tym for chiefs
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chiefs is useless May 13, 2018 08:53 PM
Fau are facing their nightmare, they must deploy soldiers at the stadium this time.....kikikikikk

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