SuperSport United were crowned MTN8 champions after beating Highlands Park 1-0 in the final at Orlando Stadium this past weekend.
Bafana Bafana striker Thamsanqa Gabuza was the star performer during SuperSport United’s MTN8 final against Highlands Park but him skipping his son’s funeral to help his side win the trophy is what got people talking this past weekend.
SuperSport’s players painted a picture of how sombre the mood was in the dressing room.
The general sentiment from SuperSport United players following Matsatsantsa A Pitori’s MTN8 triumph over Highlands Park on Saturday night was that the win was for head coach Kaitano Tembo.
Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama preached a lot of positivity following the 1-0 loss to SuperSport United in the MTN8 final on Saturday night at the Orlando Stadium.
Gabuza’s son passed away on Monday and the striker decided not to tell his teammates and his coach about his son’s death. ,

MTN 8 News Tembo guides SuperSport United to MTN8 crown

Tembo claimed his maiden cup as a head coach when he led the capital city-based side to a hard fought 1-0 win over Highlands Park on Saturday evening.

MTN 8 News Blow by blow: Highlands Park vs SuperSport United

Highlands Park play SuperSport United in the final of the MTN8 at the Orlando Stadium this evening.

MTN 8 News Highlands coach Da Gama ready to unleash his men

Da Gama says his biggest task was to make sure his players remained grounded in the build-up to the final.

MTN 8 News Tembo hopes to avoid last season’s MTN8 heartbreak

SuperSport United are in their third successive final and are looking to make it two wins out of three at the expense of Highlands Park.

MTN 8 News Which team will win the MTN8 final?

The Orlando Stadium is the focal point of attraction this weekend as Highlands Park and SuperSport United meet in the final of the MTN8.

MTN 8 News Tembo looks to emulate Benni

The SuperSport United coach is looking to follow in Benni McCarthy’s footsteps to win the top eight as player and coach.

MTN 8 News Will players be selfish in the MTN8 Final?

MTN has revealed that each goal will be awarded with R25 000 in the MTN8 final between Highlands Park and SuperSport United taking place at the Orlando Stadium this Saturday.

MTN 8 News Ndoro eyes MTN8 prize money  

“We really want the youngsters to know how it feels like to win something with the club and to have extra cash for December,” said Ndoro.

MTN 8 News SuperSport players to get 80% of MTN 8 prize money

“We have a policy within the club where the players must share money if they win a trophy,” said club CEO Matthews.

MTN 8 News Da Gama will have to wait, it’s Tembo’s time to shine

Let me first say I have nothing personal against Owen Da Gama and his Highlands Park team. In fact, it would be hard for me to hide my admiration for the man’s work even if I tried.

MTN 8 News Furman looking forward to possible ‘Yeye’ duel in the MTN8 final

SuperSport United captain Dean Furman is excited by the possibility of playing against his former teammate and partner in midfield, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, who signed for Highlands Park last week.

MTN 8 News Win over mentor means ‘nothing’ to Tembo

Kaitano Tembo led his SuperSport United to a third consecutive MTN8 final after they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 in the semifinal second leg on Wednesday .

MTN 8 News Pitso feels let down by some Sundowns players in Cup loss

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane believes some of his players did not turn up during his team’s MTN8 semifinal loss to SuperSport United.

MTN 8 News Orlando Stadium to host MTN8 final

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that the Orlando Stadium will host the 2019/20 MTN8 final between Highlands Park and SuperSport United.



 

 


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