THE 2017/18 Telkom Knockout Tournament (TKO) was launched in Johannesburg on Monday.
Although football will once again be the main act, this year’s TKO is also centered on rewarding the passionate supporters of the game.
Whichever matter which team you support, Telkom will give every fan a chance to win big this season. To start winning, supporters can dial *123# from a Telkom prepaid sim card, purchase a bundle and see their purchase multiplied by the combined score of the game with the most goals in each round of the Telkom Knockout - 0% heartbreak and 100% winnings.
Exciting news for Telkom prepaid subscribers who enter the competition is that there are massive cash prizes to be won in each round of the tournament. In the round of 16, entrants stand a chance of winning R100 000.
The quarterfinal comes with an increased amount of R150 000 and the semi-final will give entrants a chance to get their hands on R250 000. There’s a massive cash prize of R500 000 to be won by a lucky fan in the final.
Telkom has not only gone big for its prepaid subscribers but have opened a platform where any football fan can nominate a deserving school to win football kit and equipment.
In addition to this prize, each school will receive a football clinic.To nominate a school fans can sms the name of the school to 33927. The winning schools will be announced at the TKO final.
PSL acting Chief Executive Mato Madlala said: “Nowadays sponsors and rights holders have realized that we have to enhance the experience of the spectator and also reward loyalty"
"The partnership between the League and Telkom which goes back to over 17 years demonstrates that we, as the PSL, have a strong product that gives confidence to partners like Telkom"
"We are looking forward to another edition of the TKO – but we know that things are going to be different.”
This year's edition of the Telkom Knockout will certainly be one the supporters will never forget.