2008 Telkom Knockout

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2008 Telkom Knockout
Telkom ko.jpg
Official logo
Country  South Africa
Defending champions Kaizer Chiefs
Champions Ajax Cape Town
Matches played 15
Goals scored 44 (2.93 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) 3 Diyo Sibisi (Free State Stars)

The Telkom Knockout is a football (soccer) knockout competition which comprises the 16 teams in the South African Premier Soccer League.

In all matches there has to be a winner on the day, this will be decided if there is a winner after full-time (90 minutes). If teams are tied at full-time then extra time will be played, penalties will decide the winner if the scores are still even (there is no golden goal rule).

Teams[edit]

The 16 teams that competed in the Telkom Knockout competition are: (listed in alphabetical order).

Prize money[edit]

  • The Telkom Knockout is the highest paying cup competition in Africa with a grand total prize money of R 14 200 000.00.
  • Each team taking part in the Telkom Knockout will receive a Participation Fee of R 250 000.00

First Round Losers[edit]

  • Prize Money: R 200 000.00
  • Participation Fee: R 250 000.00
  • Total: R 450 000.00 for 8 teams each

Losing Quarterfinalists[edit]

  • Prize Money: R 400 000.00
  • Participation Fee: R 250 000.00
  • Total: R 650 000.00 for 4 teams each

Losing Semi-Finalists[edit]

  • Prize Money: R 750 000.00
  • Participation Fee: R 250 000.00
  • Total: R 1 000 000.00 for 2 teams each

Final - Runner-up[edit]

  • Prize Money: R 1 500 000.00
  • Participation Fee: R 250 000.00
  • Total: R 1 750 000.00

Final - Winner[edit]

  • Prize Money: R 4 000 000.00
  • Participation Fee: R 250 000.00
  • Total: R 4 250 000.00

Total prize money[edit]

  • Total Prize Money: R 10 200 000.00
  • Total Participation Fee: R 4 000 000.00
  • Grand Total: R 14 200 000.00

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

Quarter-Finals[edit]

  • The draw was done on Monday 27 October 2008.

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • The draw was done on Monday 10 November 2008.

Final[edit]

Telkom ko.jpg
Telkom Knockout
2008 Champions
Ajax Cape Town
(2nd title)

Tournament Table[edit]

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
19-10-2008 Princess Magogo Stadium, Durban            
 AmaZulu  0
08-11-2008 Super Stadium, Pretoria
 Supersport United  1  
 Supersport United  2(3)
19-10-2008 Seisa Ramabodu Stadium, Botshabelo
   Bloemfontein Celtic  2(4)  
 Bloemfontein Celtic  5
29-11-2008 Chatsworth Stadium, Durban
 Santos  0  
 Bloemfontein Celtic  0
26-10-2008 Olympia Park, Rustenburg
   Orlando Pirates  3  
 Moroka Swallows  2
08-11-2008 Olympia Park, Rustenburg
 Bidvest Wits  0  
 Moroka Swallows  2
26-10-2008 Chatsworth Stadium, Durban
   Orlando Pirates  3  
 Thanda Royal Zulu  0
13-12-2008 Chatsworth Stadium, Durban
 Orlando Pirates  1  
 Orlando Pirates  1
25-10-2008 Welkom Rugby Stadium, Welkom
   Ajax Cape Town  2
 Free State Stars  2
08-11-2008 Charles Mopeli Stadium, Phuthaditjhaba
 Maritzburg United  0  
 Free State Stars  2
25-10-1008 Super Stadium, Pretoria
   Bay United  1  
 Mamelodi Sundowns  0
30-11-2008 ABSA Stadium, East London
 Bay United  1  
 Free State Stars  2
18-10-2008 Athlone Stadium, Cape Town
   Ajax Cape Town  3   Third Place
 Ajax Cape Town  0(4)
08-11-2008 Athlone Stadium, Cape Town  
 Platinum Stars  0(3)  
 Ajax Cape Town  3      
18-10-2008 Chatsworth Stadium, Durban
   Golden Arrows  1        
 Golden Arrows  4
 Kaizer Chiefs  1  

Top scorers[edit]

Scorer Club Goals
South Africa Diyo Sibisi Free State Stars 3
South Africa Richard Henyekane Golden Arrows
South Africa Patrick Malokase Bloemfontein Celtic
South Africa Sifiso Vilakazi Ajax Cape Town
South Africa Mabhuti Khanyeza Ajax Cape Town 2
South Africa Arthur Zwane Kaizer Chiefs 1
South Africa Glen Salmon Supersport United
South Africa Mark Mayambela Bloemfontein Celtic
South Africa Soul Mmethi Bloemfontein Celtic
South Africa Gareth Ncaca Bay United
South Africa David Radebe Moroka Swallows
South Africa Mark Haskins Moroka Swallows
South Africa Lebohang Mothibantwa Orlando Pirates

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