SuperSport United will continue their MTN8 title defence against Kaizer Chiefs. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

CAPE TOWN – Defending champions SuperSport United will continue the defence of their MTN8 title against Kaizer Chiefs in the semi-finals.

Matsatsantsa a Pitori advanced to the last four late on Saturday night after seeing off Orlando Pirates 4-3 on penalties, after the quarter-final ended deadlocked at 2-2 following extra time at the Orlando Stadium.

The draw was conducted on Sunday afternoon at the Harry Gwala Stadium, where Cape Town City beat Maritzburg United 1-0 to go through to the semi-finals.

Keanu Cupido scored just before halftime for the Citizens.

Now Benni McCarthy’s team will host league champions Mamelodi Sundowns in the second semi-final on August 25, with SuperSport playing in the first game against the Amakhosi.

The return legs will take place on September 1.

Chiefs cruised through with a 3-0 victory over Free State Stars, while Sundowns swept aside Polokwane City 2-0.

MTN8 Semi-Final Draw

(first leg: 25 August, second leg: 1 September)

SuperSport United v Kaizer Chiefs

Cape Town City v Mamelodi Sundowns

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