The MTN 8 is a South African football (soccer) cup competition, featuring the top 8 clubs at the close of the previous DStv Premiership season. This competition is one of the longest-standing knockout cup competitions in South Africa, first being contested in 1972. The winner receives R8 million.
|Number of teams||8|
|Current champions||Orlando Pirates (10th title)|
|Most successful club(s)||Kaizer Chiefs|
|Motto||Wafa Wafa (do or die)|
|2020 MTN 8|
The first round is structured such that the team at the top of the previous season's table plays the team that finished eighth; second place plays seventh; third plays sixth and fourth plays fifth. The semifinals are played over two legs.
As of 2020, the prize money is as follows:
|R 8 000 000||1 MTN 8 Champions|
|R 800 000||7 Participating Teams|
|R13 600 000||Total payout|
Results by teamEdit
|Club||Wins||First final won||Last final won|
|Witbank Black Aces||1||1980||1980|
|Ajax Cape Town||1||2015||2015|
|Cape Town City||1||2018||2018|
- "MTN8: Prize money, previous winners, fixtures and predictions". The South African. 2020-10-14. Retrieved 2020-10-17.
- "Ajax Cape Town trump Kaizer Chiefs to become MTN8 champions". The Citizen. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
- "Ajax stun Chiefs to win MTN8". News 24. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.