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MTN 8 - Football competition in the PSL

The MTN 8 is a football competition in South African PSL. The competition was first initiated in 1972 and has had 3 different sponsorships since its inception: (1) BP (2) SAA and (3) MTN. MTN is the current sponsor and has been sponsoring the completion since 2008.The MTN 8 is competed by the top 8 teams of the previous season PSL season. MTN 8 2020The 2020 MTN 8 competition saw Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Supersport United, Cape Town City, TTM, Maritzburg United and Bloemfontein Celtic contend for the illustrious trophy. 
Mamelodi Sundowns who were the favourites of the tournament were knockout by Bloemfontein Celtic in first round. Unbeleivably Sundowns have never won the MTN 8 and last won the SAA Super 8 in 2007. MTN 8 2020 Semi FinalsThe MTN 8 will see Kaizer Chiefs versus Orlando Pirantes and Supersport United versus Bloemfontein Celtic. 
Both Pirates and Chiefs have last lifted a trophy 6 years ago. Bloemfontein have only ever won one trophy in their history …
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