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Khaya Ndubane
Digital manager Phakaaathi
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27 Oct 2021
4:44 pm

Limited number of fans to attend MTN8 Final, no tickets on sale

Khaya Ndubane

2000 people will be allowed to attend the game.

Fans will be allowed to watch the MTN8 final between Cape Town City and Mamelodi Sundowns at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

The Premier Soccer League on Wednesday announced that a limited number of fans will be allowed to attend Staturday’s MTN8 Final between Cape Town City and Mamelodi Sundowns.

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In a statement, the League said that a total number of 2000 people will be allowed to attend the game at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday. The PSL, however, further stated that there will be no tickets available for sale

The PSL statement:

In accordance with the approval granted by the department of Sport, Arts and Culture in terms of the directives issued by the minister of Sport, Arts and Culture on 15 October 2021, a total number of 2000 people will be allowed to attend the MTN8 final on Saturday, 30 October 2021.

The attendees will be made up of tickets issued to sponsors of the league as per contractual obligations, MTN8 finalist member clubs’ allocation, and accredited personnel (working staff, members of the media, players, technical team members and match officials).

Due to the above-mentioned factors, there will be no tickets available for sale.

As provided in the directives, all attendees must be fully vaccinated and adhere to all covid-19 protocols such as wearing of masks and social distancing.

The PSL wishes to thank supporters, sponsors, the media, and all other stakeholders for being part of this test event.

The League calls upon all members of the public to continue supporting Government’s stance on the importance of vaccinations and the achievement of the required herd immunity. The sooner sufficient South Africans are vaccinated, the sooner supporters will be able to return in numbers.