The draw for the 2016/17 competition was conducted today at Wanderers in Johannesburg. Last season, Sundowns thumped Chiefs 3-1 in the final of the competition to lift the trophy at Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium.
The defending champions will now play Polokwane City as they aim to defend the trophy.
The 2016/17 Telkom Knockout Round of 16 Draw:
Cape Town City v Bloemfontein Celtic
Baroka FC v Platinum Stars
Orlando Pirates v Golden Arrows
Free State Stars v Bidvest Wits
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United
SuperSport United v Ajax Cape Town
Mamelodi Sundowns v Polokwane City
Highlands Park v Chippa United
The PSL will announce the dates, venues and times of the Telkom Knockout last 16 games in due course.