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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fixtures

Maritzburg Utd vs Wits
Chippa Utd vs Sundowns
Chiefs vs FS Stars
Arrows vs CT City

results

AmaZulu 0-0 Chiefs
P City 0-0 Maritzburg Utd
P Stars 0-0 Celtic
F Stars 1-1 Chippa Utd

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# Team GP Pts
1 Baroka FC 11 18
2 Golden Arrows 11 16
3 Cape Town City 10 16
5 Bloem Celtic 10 16
5 Mamelodi Sundowns 8 15
6 Kaizer Chiefs 11 15
7 Chippa United 11 15
8 Orlando Pirates 11 15
9 AmaZulu 10 13
10 Free State Stars 10 12
11 Polokwane City 11 11
12 SuperSport United 5 10
13 Maritzburg United 9 10
14 Ajax Cape Town 9 8
15 Platinum Stars 11 8
15 Bidvest Wits 10 8

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