ORLANDO STADIUM TO HOST #MTN8FINAL

The iconic Orlando Stadium, that sits at the heart of South Africa’s most famous township, Soweto, will host the 2019/20 MTN8 final.

The #MTN8 Final will be played on Saturday, 5 October. Kick-off is at 6pm CAT (SA, GMT+2)

This will be the first domestic cup final to be hosted at the Orlando Stadium in five years.

Highlands Park, who are making their first ever appearance in the #MTN8Final, will play SuperSport United – a side that has tasted MTN8 glory before. SuperSport United are appearing in the #MTN8Final for a record breaking third successive season.

The Owen Da Gama-led Highlands Park booked the passage after overcoming Orlando Pirates and Polokwane City in the quarterfinals and semi-finals respectively.

SuperSport United progressed to the final after defeating cross-town rivals Mamelodi Sundowns in a two-legged semi-final. Matsatsantsa a Pitori had gone past Bidvest Wits at the quarterfinal stage earlier in the season.

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