Mamelodi Sundowns and Maritzburg United will split R5.5-million between them after the Telkom Knockout final is decided this weekend.
The Brazilians take on the Team of Choice at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday (18h00) with the winner set to pocket R4-million and the loser R1.5-million.
The trophy would be Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane's ninth piece of silverware for the club during his tenure, having last won the TKO in 2015, while Maritzburg have never won a major domestic title.
Scroll through the gallery above to see the last five TKO winners
Mosimane's side beat Golden Arrows 2-1 in the semifinal while Eric Tinker's charges upset Kaizer Chiefs by the same scoreline in the last four.
Telkom Knockout Prize Money
R4 000 000
R1 500 000
Last sixteen (x8)
Participation fee (x16)
R14 200 000
PHOTOS: All systems go for TKO finalists