Absa Premiership

MTN8 Final: In Numbers

2016-09-29 15:20
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

A look at some of the important facts and figures as Saturday evening’s MTN8 final between Bidvest Wits and Mamelodi Sundowns in Mbombela draws ever nearer...

0 – Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt has won every major trophy in his managerial career, but never the Top 8.

1 – Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has on one occasion won the Top 8 – he claimed the 2004 SAA Supa 8 trophy with SuperSport United.

1 – Both teams have only conceded one goal in the three matches played to reach the final.

1 – The Clever Boys have won the competition once, but not under the MTN8 guise – in 1995 they won the BP Top 8.

2 – Sundowns have beaten the Clever Boys in the last two games the sides have played (league).

3 – Sundowns have won the top eight competition three times in the past, but never under the current sponsor, MTN.

4 – The number of goals Sundowns have scored on their route to the final.

5 – The number of goals Bidvest Wits have tallied so far in the competition.

14 – The total number of goals scored in this year’s MTN8 - an average of 1.75 goals per game, or a goal every 51 minutes.

800 000 – The amount in rands Saturday’s losing team takes home.

8 000 000 – The prize money in rands at stake for the winner.

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Maritzburg United v Mamelodi Sundowns, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
SuperSport United v Free State Stars, Lucas Moripe Stadium 19:30
Polokwane City v Cape Town City FC, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Wits, Orlando Stadium 19:30
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Wits v AmaZulu FC, Bidvest Stadium 15:00
Cape Town City FC v Orlando Pirates, Cape Town Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v Maritzburg United, FNB Stadium 15:00
Free State Stars v Polokwane City, Goble Park 15:00
Mamelodi Sundowns v Ajax Cape Town, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Golden Arrows v Platinum Stars, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:00
Chippa United v SuperSport United, Sisa Dukashe Stadium 15:00
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Ajax Cape Town v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 15:00
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AmaZulu FC v Cape Town City FC, King Zwelithini Stadium 15:00
SuperSport United v Baroka FC, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
Polokwane City v Chippa United, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Orlando Pirates v Free State Stars, Orlando Stadium 15:00
Platinum Stars v Wits, Royal Bafokeng Stadium 15:00
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