Telkom Knockout

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Telkom Knockout
Telkom Knockout.png
Founded1982
RegionFlag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Number of teams16
Current champions Mamelodi Sundowns (4th title)
Most successful club(s) Kaizer Chiefs (13 titles)
Mottoziwa mo (it's happening)
Website TelkomKnockout.co.za
Soccerball current event.svg 2019 Telkom Knockout

The Telkom Knockout is a South African professional football knockout competition which comprises the 16 teams in the South African Premier Soccer League.

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The competition was established in 1982 and was first known as the Datsun Challenge. Under the new NSL regime in 1984, it became known as the JPS Knockout Cup. It used this name until 1992 when it became known as the Coca-Cola Cup. It was sponsored by the drinks manufacturer until 1996, when it was replaced by the Rothmans Cup which was changed back to the Coca-Cola Cup in 2001 due to the new rules regarding tobacco sponsorship in sport. Telkom became the new sponsors in 2006.

In all matches there has to be a winner on the day, this will be decided if there is a winner after full-time (90 minutes). If teams are tied at full-time then extra time will be played, penalties will decide the winner if the scores are still even (there is no golden goal rule).

The winner receives R4 million. [1]

Competition history

YearWinnerScoreRunner-up
Datsun Challenge
1982 Arcadia Shepherds 1–1
(2–0)
Highlands Park
1983 Kaizer Chiefs 2–1 Wits University
John Player Special (JPS) Knockout Cup
1984 Kaizer Chiefs (2) Durban Bush Bucks
1985 Wits University Kaizer Chiefs
1986 Kaizer Chiefs (3) Moroka Swallows
1987 Durban Bush Bucks Orlando Pirates
1988 Kaizer Chiefs (4) Jomo Cosmos
1989 Kaizer Chiefs (5) Moroka Swallows
1990 Sundowns Orlando Pirates
1991 Dynamos Giant Blackpool
Coca-Cola Cup
1992 AmaZulu Kaizer Chiefs
1993 Umtata Bucks Santos
1994 Qwa Qwa Stars Hellenic
1995 Wits University (2) Orlando Pirates
1996 Umtata Bush Bucks (2)Qwa Qwa Stars
Rothmans Cup
1997 Kaizer Chiefs (6) Mamelodi Sundowns
1998 Kaizer Chiefs (7) Mamelodi Sundowns
1999 Sundowns(2)Free State Stars
2000 Ajax Cape Town Orlando Pirates
Coca-Cola Cup
2001 Kaizer Chiefs (8) Jomo Cosmos
2002 Jomo Cosmos Kaizer Chiefs
2003 Kaizer Chiefs (9) Silver Stars
2004 Kaizer Chiefs (10)1–0 SuperSport United F.C.
2005 Jomo Cosmos (2) SuperSport United F.C.
Telkom Knockout Cup
2006 Silver Stars Ajax Cape Town
2007 Kaizer Chiefs (11)0(3)–(2)0 Mamelodi Sundowns
2008 Ajax Cape Town (2)2–1 Orlando Pirates
2009 Kaizer Chiefs (12)2–1 Ajax Cape Town
2010 Kaizer Chiefs (13)3–0 Orlando Pirates
2011 Orlando Pirates 3–1 Bidvest Wits
2012 Bloemfontein Celtic 1–0 Mamelodi Sundowns
2013 Platinum Stars (2)2–1 Orlando Pirates
2014 SuperSport United F.C. 3–2 Platinum Stars
2015 Mamelodi Sundowns (3)3–1 Kaizer Chiefs [2]
2016 Cape Town City 2–1 SuperSport United F.C. [3]
2017 Bidvest Wits (3)1–0 Bloemfontein Celtic
2018 Baroka 2(3)–(2)2 Orlando Pirates
2019 Mamelodi Sundowns (4)2–1 Maritzburg United [4]

Results by team

Results by team
ClubWinsFirst final wonMost recent final wonRunners-upMost recent final lostTotal final appearances
Kaizer Chiefs 13198320104201517
Mamelodi Sundowns 41990201942012
Bidvest Wits (previously Wits University)319852017220115
Ajax Cape Town 220002008220094
Jomo Cosmos 220022005220014
Platinum Stars (previously Silver Stars)220062013220144
Umtata Bush Bucks 21993199602
Orlando Pirates 120112011820189
Supersport United 120142014320164
Bloemfontein Celtic 120122012120172
Arcadia Shepherds 11982198201
Durban Bush Bucks 11987198712
AmaZulu 11992199201
Dynamos 11991199101
Cape Town City 12016201601
Baroka 12018201801
Moroka Swallows 0219892
Highlands Park 0119821
Maritzburg United 0--120191

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