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Cape Town City pitted against Bidvest Wits in the MTN8 semi-finals

9:37 AM EDT 8/13/17
MTN8 2016 - Cape Town Stadium
The unseeded draw for the semi-finals of this year's MTN8 Cup was conducted at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday.

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has confirmed the draw for the MTN8 semi-finals, with Cape Town City hosting Bidvest Wits in the first leg.

Maritzburg United, who dumped Mamelodi Sundowns out of the competition with a 1-0 win on Sunday, will be away to SuperSport United later this month. 

Matsatsantsa booked their place in the semi-finals after beating Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 on Saturday night.

The clash between City and Wits will see Benni McCarthy come up against his former coach in Gavin Hunt. 

Hunt unearthed Benni as a player over two decades ago. The former Bafana Bafana forward went on to become one of South Africa's best exports in the early 2000's. 

The Students beat City in the semi-finals of last year's edition, and the Braamfontein-based outfit should be wary of a possible backlash when the two teams meet. 

According to the PSL, the first leg encounters will be played on the weekend of August 26-27, with the return legs scheduled for the weekend of September 9-10.

The league will announce venues and kick-off times in due course.