The Buccaneers are back in the MTN8 after missing out on the competition last season and they’ll be looking to past the first phase when they Matsatsantsa a Pitori.
Pirates did not take part in last year’s edition of the tournament as they failed to make the cut by finishing 11th in the 2016/17 league campaign, their worst ever finish in the PSL era.
SuperSport almost failed to defend their title after outside the top eight last season, but they found themselves qualifying for the MTN8 after they were awarded three points by the arbitrator after Ajax Cape Town were found guilty of fielding Tendai Ndoro.
Matsatsantsa will be looking to ride on their luck when they face the Buccaneers this evening.
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