The MTN 8 is a South African football cup competition. It is made up of the top eight teams that finished in that order at the close of the ABSA Premiership season. The first round is structured such that the team at the top of the previous season’s table plays the team that finished eighth; second place plays seventh; third plays sixth and fourth plays fifth. The semifinals are played over two legs.
This competition pitting the top 8 clubs is one of the longest-standing knockout cup competitions in South Africa, first being contested in 1972. The winner receives R8 million. Amakhosi has gone on to win this competition an impressive 15 times, making it the most successful team in the history of the tournament.
|26 Aug 2016||20:00||Cape Town City FC||1 - 0||Kaizer Chiefs||Cape Town Stadium|