Reigning MTN8 champions, Orlando Pirates, will host the opening quarterfinal match against Bloemfontein Celtic on Friday, 03 August 2012 at the Orlando Stadium at 20h00. The following day SuperSport United host Free State Stars at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane at 15h00.
In announcing the decision, MTN SA’s Chief Marketing Officer, Serame Taukobong, said: “After a successful and mutually beneficial partnership over the past four years with the PSL, which has benefited local football and invested in numerous social upliftment projects, amongst a number of notable achievements, we saw it befitting that we continue to invest in local football development in the country and while connecting fans with their passion for the beautiful game through epic football tales and unique competitions.”
Sunday will see two thrilling encounters when Moroka Swallows welcome AmaZulu in Dobsonville at 15h00. Mamelodi Sundowns will square up against Kaizer Chiefs at the Loftus Stadium in a 15h00 kickoff.
“We look forward to celebrating many more milestones during this tenure and would like to thank the PSL for entrusting us with the custodianship of this exciting knockout cup competition,” concluded Taukobong