New boy Keanu Cupido got the only goal of the game as Cape Town City became the last side to book a place in the semifinals of the MTN8 with a 1-0 away win over Maritzburg United in their quarterfinal tie here on Sunday. City won on the road for the first time since February and are into the final four of the top-eight competition for a third successive year. It was a gritty victory in an unattractive match characterised by dirty tackles‚ a tempestuous atmosphere and few scoring opportunities. "This was Cup football. Both teams wanted it bad and it showed," said City coach Benni McCarthy. "Fortunately we got the goal and made it a bit easier for us." It came at a cost as captain Thamsanqa Mkhize went to hospital with a bad cut on the side of his head after a clash of heads with Bokang Tlhone in the second half. Siphelele Mthembu was also forced off with an ankle injury‚ leaving City with a mounting injury toll. City‚ who were runners-up in the 2017 MTN8‚ were deserved of their half-...

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