Some big matches are anticipated in this year’s Telkom Knockout, following the draw for the Last 16 stage of the competition that has been finalised.
The TKO draw for the 2019/20 season was conducted today (Wednesday) in Randburg in Johannesburg, with all 16 Absa Premiership clubs set to compete for the winners’ prize money and trophy.
Baroka FC won the previous edition of the competition with their memorable victory over Orlando Pirates at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in December last year.
As confirmed by the PSL, this year’s competition is scheduled to start on 18 October 2019.
Defending champions Baroka have been drawn to play against recently crowned MTN8 champions SuperSport United. In what is expected to be one of the exciting matches of this year’s competition, Cape Town City will play against Kaizer Chiefs, while other Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have also been drawn against a Mother City side in Stellenbosch FC.
Mamelodi Sundowns have been drawn to play against AmaZulu, while Maritzburg United and Bidvest Wits will face off in one of the other matches.
2019 TKO Draw:
Highlands Park v Black Leopards
Cape Town City v Kaizer Chiefs
Maritzburg United v Bidvest Wits
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu
SuperSport United v Baroka
Orlando Pirates v Stellenbosch
Golden Arrows v Polokwane City
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic