Cape Town - The Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane will host this year's Telkom Knockout Final between SuperSport United and Cape Town City on Saturday December 10.
The Premier Soccer League confirmed the venue and date for the final on Wednesday. The match will kick-off at 6pm. This is the second domestic Cup final this year to be played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.
But this final is not just about the 90 minutes on the field between the two on-form clubs: SuperSport United and Cape Town City, the PSL together with sponsors Telkom are pulling all stops to ensure that the final becomes a festival.
A music concert, featuring some of the country's hottest music talent, will be one of the main attractions for the public. The music line-up will be announced in the next few days.
“This is not just football but an opportunity for the people of Limpopo to be part of the festivities on Saturday, 10 December. We know that in December people want to have fun and the music concert is in line with this theme. So, we have something for football lovers and also for people who are music enthusiasts. This year's Telkom Knockout competition has dished out quality football on the field and it is only apt that we close it in style,” said PSL acting Chief Executive, Mato Madlala.
Jacqui O'Sullivan, Telkom SA Group Executive: Communication & Brand Marketing said: “We are excited about this year's Telkom Knockout Final and look forward to hosting it at the historic Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane. Looking back at the great display of quality football in the tournament this season, there's no doubt that fans will be treated to another exciting goal-fest encounter. “We aim to put together a grand finale of unlimited festivity and are working around the clock to ensure that fans have an unforgettable experience. If you're an avid supporter, a local, or just eager for a really epic atmosphere, this is going to be a nail-biter you won't want to miss,” added O'Sullivan.
African News Agency (ANA)