The Mascom Top 8 battle is back again. Top 8 sponsors Mascom launched the prestigious competition today (Wednesday), which has over the past seasons grown into one of the biggest tournaments with teams battling it out for P1 million.
The competition is expected to renew existing rivalry and create new ones. Fireworks always fly during this highly rated tournament. This year the tournament is expected to be even more exciting with new teams like Orapa United having booked the place.
The Mascom Top 8 last edition was won by Gaborone United (GU) snatching the trophy under the noses of Township Rollers. GU is the only team to have won the title twice with Rollers and BDF XI winning it once each.
Termed ‘Tse di Tona’ the completion has always provided extra-ordinary excitement to the football fans. With Mascom’s support Top 8 has grown tremendously in years. A press release from Mascom revealed that since the start of the competition over P20 Million has been used.
The press statement indicated that Mascom views sports as a platform through which they are able to interact and touch the lives of ordinary Batswana. The competition has always been taken to different places for everyone to enjoy the flair of local football.
The date of commence of this year’s competition will be announce tomorrow.