Milestone MTN 8 tournament launchedBy MTHULISI SIBANDA
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa, in partnership with the Premier Soccer League (PSL), has officially launched the 2015/2016 season of the MTN8 Wafa Wafa tournament.
The 2015/2016 edition is set to kick-off on August 4, with the final scheduled for September 19.
It involves the 2014/2015 Premier Soccer League top eight finishers, all fighting it out for the most lucrative cup competition on the African continent.
Winners are set to pocket a whopping R8 million.
Larry Annetts: Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at MTN SA, expressed excitement ahead of the tournament.
The telecoms company assumed sponsorship of the tournament eight years ago.
“It has been an amazing journey of the MTN8 Wafa Wafa tournament so far, and MTN is excited to reach this great milestone,” he said.
PSL Chief Executive Officer, Brand de Villiers said this year’s edition of the MTN8 will set the tone for what they hoped would be an exciting 2015/16 season.
“As the PSL, we look forward to working closely with MTN to deliver another great tournament,” he said.
Kaizer Chiefs are the defending champions after defeating Orlando Pirates 1-0 in the last final.
2015 MTN8 Quarter Final Fixtures:
Bidvest Wits vs. SuperSport United
Orlando Pirates vs. Ajax Cape Town
Mamelodi Sundowns vs. Bloemfontein Celtic
Kaizer Chiefs vs. Maritzburg United
– CAJ News
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