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TKO – 0% heartbreak and 100% winnings

The 2017/18 Telkom Knockout Tournament was launched in Johannesburg on Monday the 16th of October. Although football will once again be the main act, this year’s TKO is also centred on rewarding the passionate supporters of the beautiful game.

Bidvest Wits take on Free State Stars on Saturday, the 28th of October at the Bidvest Stadium, kick off is set for 20h15.

The count down has begun and with only eight days to 2017/18 Telkom Knockout kick off, there is a lot to look forward to both on and off the field for supporters of the beautiful game.

The tickets are officially on sale at TicketPro outlets countrywide, and can be purchased online via or directly at TicketPro outlets including CNA, Postnet, Edgars and Jet stores.

R40 – Adults
R15  – for children under the age of 12

With sponsors Telkom promising ‘0% heartbreak and 100% winnings’, football supporters are in for a treat with plenty of prizes and prize money up for grabs.

Whichever team you support Telkom guarantees every fan a chance of winning. To start winning, supporters can dial *123# from a Telkom prepaid sim card, purchase a bundle and see their purchase multiplied by the combined score of the game with the most goals in each round of the Telkom Knockout – 0% heartbreak and 100% winnings.

More exciting news for Telkom prepaid subscribers who enter the competition is that there are massive cash prizes to be won in each round of the tournament. In the round of 16, entrants stand a chance of winning R100 000. The quarterfinal comes with an increased amount of R150 000 and the semi-final will give entrants a chance to get their hands on R250 000. There’s a massive cash prize of R500 000 to be won by a lucky fan in the final.

Telkom has not only gone big for its prepaid subscribers but have opened a platform where any football fan can nominate a deserving school to win football kit and equipment. In addition to this prize, each school will receive a football clinic. To nominate a school, fans can SMS the name of the school to 33927. The winning schools will be announced at the TKO final.

Telkom Knockout Fixtures

Maritzburg United VS Platinum Stars
Friday 27 October
Kick off – 20H00
Harry Gwala Stadium

Polokwane City VS Ajax Cape Town
Saturday 28 Oct
Kick off – 15H30
Old Peter Mokaba Stadium

Golden Arrows VS Orlando Pirates
Saturday 28 October
Kick off 15h30
Princess Magogo Stadium

Bloemfontein Celtic VS SuperSport United
Saturday 28 October
Kick off – 18h00
Dr Molemela Stadium

Kaizer Chiefs VS AmaZulu FC
Saturday 28 October
Kick off – 20H15
Moses Mabhida Stadium

Bidvest Wits VS Free State Stars
Saturday 28 October
Kick off – 20:15
Bidvest Stadium

Chippa United  VS Mamelodi Sundowns
Saturday 29 October
Kick off – 15h30
Sisa Dukashe Stadium

Baroka FC VSCape Town City FC
Saturday 29 October
Kick off – 15h30
Peter Mokaba Stadium