The MTN8 Trophy graced the FARPost offices on Wednesday as Premiership teams prepare for the opening matches of the competition which begins in three days from now.
The tournament is set to take place on Saturday when the defending champions, SuperSport United go head to head with Premier Division newcomers Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) at the Thohoyandou Stadium.
Legends Josta Dladla and Joseph Makhanya, as well as MTN Senior Regional manager, Sammy Southon paid this publication a visit.
Although the current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic has deprived fans the joy of being at the stadium, the sponsors have come with ways of cheering them up.
For this year’s Goals for Charity initiative MTN and the PSL will donate R20 000 per goal scored in regulated time during the tournament.
This amount which was increased from R10 000 which was paid per goal last year and will be donated to a charity selected by MTN and the winning team.
Full MTN 8 last 8 fixtures:
Saturday, 17 October
TTM v SuperSport United
Orlando Pirates v Cape Town City
Sunday, 18 October
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United
FNB Stadium (Soccer City)
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic
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By Ofhani Munyai