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Soccer legends trophy roadshow in EC

Benson Mhlongo and Joseph Makhanya at the EC Rising Sun offices.

As part of the 2019 MTN 8 soccer Tournament fan’s campaign, soccer legends and former Orlando Pirates players, Benson Mhlongo and Joseph Makhanya touched down in East London on Wednesday to meet the fans and show-off the massive and heavy silver trophy.

Today (Thursday) they will donate soccer kits at the Khanyisa Special School in KwaDwesi, Port Elizabeth.

A fan activation will also be held at Zonke Spar in Motherwell. The legends hope to engage with as many fans as possible in order to motivate them to partake in the multi-million competition as part of the tournament.

Other soccer legends aligned with the MTN 8 include Benedict Vilakazi, Fabian McCarthy, Jabu Mahlangu (Pule), Josta Dladla, Katlego Mphela and Thabo Mooki.

The 1st leg of the semi-finals will be played on August 31 and September 1, with the second leg scheduled for September 17 – 18 and the long-awaited final on October 5.


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