2008 MTN 8

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2008 MTN 8
Country  South Africa
Teams 8
Champions Kaizer Chiefs
Matches played 9
Goals scored 26 (2.89 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) 3 Gert Schalkwyk (Kaizer Chiefs)

The 2008 MTN 8 kicked off on the weekend of 9 August with the first two quarterfinals being played on Saturday and Sunday, and the next round of quarterfinals were played on the weekend of the 16 and 17 August. The first leg of the semifinals took place on 23 and 24 August and the second leg on the weekend of 30 August. The finals were scheduled for 21 September, World Peach Day, but the pitch was waterlogged due to heavy rain over that week. The finals were rescheduled for two days later on 23 September at the ABSA Stadium (Kings Park) in Durban.


The eight teams that competed in the MTN 8 Wafa Wafa knockout competition are: (listed according to their finishing position in the 2007–08 Premier Soccer League Season.



Orlando Pirates 1 – 2 Supersport United
Thembile Kanono Goal 7' Fikru Tefera Goal 21'
Anthony Laffor Goal 82'
Moroka Swallows 4 – 3 Ajax Cape Town
Lefa Tsutsulupa Goal 8'
Sandile Ndlovu Goal 37'
Morgan Shivambu Goal 99'
Ryan Botha Goal 119'
Brett Evans Goal 49'
Eduardo Ferreira Goal 90'
Mabhuti Khanyeza Goal 120'
Kaizer Chiefs 4 – 0 Santos
Gert Schalkwyk Goal 4' Goal 26'
Jose Torrealba Goal 21'
Reneilwe Letsholonyane Goal 58'
Mamelodi Sundowns< 1 – 0 Free State Stars
Katlego Mphela Goal 98'


1st Leg[edit]

Kaizer Chiefs 2 – 0 Moroka Swallows
Gert Schalkwyk Goal 9'
Jose Torrealba Goal 21'
Mamelodi Sundowns 2 – 1 Supersport United
Jorge Acuna Goal 11'
Surprise Moriri Goal 58'
Brent Carelse Goal 45'

2nd Leg[edit]

Supersport United 3 – 2 Mamelodi Sundowns
Daine Klate Goal 55' Goal 92'
Brent Carelse Goal 90'
Surprise Moriri Goal 85'
Lerato Chabangu Goal 118'
Moroka Swallows 1 – 0 Kaizer Chiefs
Ryan Botha Goal 49'
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kaizer Chiefs South Africa 2–1 South Africa Moroka Swallows 2–0 0–1
Mamelodi Sundowns South Africa 4–4 South Africa Supersport United 2–1 2–3


Mamelodi Sundowns 0 – 0
Kaizer Chiefs
Moriri Penalty scored
Nyandoro Penalty missed
Chabangu Penalty scored
Mabizela Penalty scored
Mngomeni Penalty missed
3 – 4 Penalty scored Torrealba
Penalty scored Schalkwyk
Penalty missed Bhasera
Penalty scored Tshabalala
Penalty scored Letsholonyane

2008 Winners
Kaizer Chiefs FC
14th Title

Top scorers[edit]

Scorer Club Goals
South Africa Gert Schalkwyk Kaizer Chiefs 3
South Africa Daine Klate Supersport United 2
South Africa Brent Carelse Supersport United
South Africa Surprise Moriri Mamelodi Sundowns
South Africa Ryan Botha Moroka Swallows
Venezuela Jose Torrealba Kaizer Chiefs
Liberia Anthony Laffor Supersport United 1
Ethiopia Fikru Tefera Supersport United
South Africa Thembile Kanono Orlando Pirates
South Africa Brett Evans Ajax Cape Town
Brazil Eduardo Ferreira Ajax Cape Town
South Africa Mabhuti Khanyeza Ajax Cape Town
South Africa Lefa Tsutsulupa Moroka Swallows
South Africa Sandile Ndlovu Moroka Swallows
South Africa Morgan Shivambu Moroka Swallows
South Africa Reneilwe Letsholonyane Kaizer Chiefs
South Africa Katlego Mphela Mamelodi Sundowns
Chile Jorge Acuña Mamelodi Sundowns
South Africa Lerato Chabangu Mamelodi Sundowns

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