MTN 8 News 8.9.2017 01:27 pm

Yeye confident of reaching MTN8 final

Reneilwe Letsholonyane of SuperSport United (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

Reneilwe Letsholonyane of SuperSport United (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

SuperSport United midfielder Reneilwe ‘Yeye’ Letsholonyane believes his side has what it takes to edge Maritzburg United and reach the final of the MTN8.

Matsatsantsa A Pitori are on the back foot after allowing Fladu Davids’ side to snatch a late equalizer in the first-leg, which resulted in a 1-1l draw a fortnight ago in the capital city.

“We are going to reverse the score,” the veteran midfielder confidently told reporters.

“We are going to go all out to get the result that we want and go to the final,” added the ex-Kaizer Chiefs midfield maestro.

For that to be possible, Eric Tinkler’s SuperSport need to win the match by any margin, or hold out to a higher scoring draw than 1-1 if they are to advance to the final for the first time after 16 years.

Team of Choice on the other hand can reach a cup final for the first time if they can manage to prevent Tinkler’s men from finding the back of the net, or by simply winning it in front of their home crowd.

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Maritzburg Utd vs P Stars
Baroka vs P City
Sundowns vs SuperSport Utd
CT City vs Wits


Sundowns 1-1 FS Stars
P Stars 0-0 SuperSport Utd
Chiefs 1-0 CT City
Arrows 1-2 Wits

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Mamelodi Sundowns 21 39
2 Kaizer Chiefs 21 34
3 Orlando Pirates 21 33
4 Free State Stars 21 33
5 Maritzburg United 21 31
6 Cape Town City 21 31
7 Chippa United 21 27
8 Baroka FC 21 27
9 AmaZulu 21 26
10 SuperSport United 21 25
11 Bidvest Wits 21 25
12 Bloem Celtic 20 25
13 Golden Arrows 21 23
14 Polokwane City 20 22
15 Ajax Cape Town 21 21
16 Platinum Stars 21 17