The Nedbank Cup final is looming and this year it proved to be one of the most exciting instalments of the competition in recent years. Mamelodi Sundowns have flexed their muscles by going all the way to the final.
Ajax Cape Town’s run to the final has been nothing short of amazing, overcoming big name clubs like Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United in the process.
Let’s now take a look at few stars of this season’s Nedbank Cup.
The Sundowns coach may have failed to land the league title this season, but did enough to cool the heartbreak by reaching the finals of the Nedbank Cup. Winning the competition will ensure a successful conclusion to their campaign.
Cale came on in the second-half of the Urban Warriors' semi-final clash against SuperSport United and proved to be the difference in the tie. The former Downs man showed his class by delightfully assisting Musa Lebusa to keep Ajax in the game and a comeback was soon on the cards.
Brockie continued to make waves in South African football and this time scored a beautiful first-time volley against Orlando Pirates in the quarter-finals. It was a goal Robin van Persie would have been proud of.
Roger De Sa
De Sa’s tactical astuteness showed in the semi-finals when he decided to make two risky offensive changes, brining on two left-footers in Keagan Dolly and Franklyn Cale in the latter stages of the game against SSU. This proved to be the winning combination on the night!
Morris is undoubtedly the unsung hero at Ajax. His late goals coming on as a substitute in the quarter and semi-finals were telling and he is a real contender for the Player of the Tournament!
Who was your favourite player in the Nedbank Cup?