Amakhosi could not avoid fellow Soweto giants in the form of the Buccaneers in the next round of the TKO Cup competition
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced the Telkom Knockout Cup Last Eight draw as Kaizer Chiefs will face arch-rivals Orlando Pirates in the quarter-finals.
Following the completion of the Telkom Knockout Cup Last 16 round on Tuesday night, the league's governing body conducted the draw for the next stage.
Resulting from the draw that was conducted at Sisa Dukashe Stadium, Amakhosi are set to host the Buccaneers, Mamelodi Sundowns will travel to Chippa United, SuperSport United coach Kaitano Tembo will lead his troops at home against Golden Arrows.
On the other hand, Maritzburg United willĂ?Â welcome Highlands ParkĂ?Â at Harry Gwala Stadium and the PSL will announce fixture dates, kick-off times and venues of the mouth-watering quarter-final clashes in due course.
The opening round of matches saw Bidvest Wits dispatched out of the competition by the Team of Choice with a 3-2 scoreline on Friday via penalties.
As the action continued on Saturday, Polokwane City followed via a 1-0 loss at the hands of Abafana Bes'thende before Cape Town City lost 4-2 after extra time to Amakhosi at Cape Town Stadium on penalty shoot-outs.
On the same day, last seasonĂ˘Â?Â?s losing finalists the Buccaneers managed to secure their Last Eight berth through a 1-0 win over Stellenbosch FC at Orlando Stadium.
In addition, the shocking result of the day came when reigning champions Baroka FC were downed by newly crowned MTN8 champions 3-2 on penalties in Tshwane on Saturday night.
With all eyes firmly set on the current PSL champions and AmaZulu at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday afternoon, the Brazilians did not disappoint and claimed a 5-0 victory.
On the same afternoon, losing Wafa Wafa finalists in the form of the Lions of the NorthĂ?Â welcomed Black Leopards in Tembisa andĂ?Â claimed a 6-5 win on shoot-outs following a goalless stalemate.
Meanwhile, the final match of the opening round saw theĂ?Â Chilli boysĂ?Â playing hosts to Bloemfontein Celtic in East London and a solitary strike courtesy ofĂ?Â Lehlogonolo Masalesa was enough for the Chilli Boys.
The 2019 Telkom Knockout draw results
SuperSport United vs Golden Arrows
Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates
Chippa United vs Mamelodi Sundowns
Maritzburg United vs Highlands Park