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Nedbank Cup

Teams: TS Sporting v Bloemfontein Celtic

Date: 15 March 2020

Venue: Kanyamzane Stadium

TS Sporting will be plotting a giant-killing act when they host Bloemfontein Celtic in the Nedbank Cup quarter-final on Sunday afternoon.

Read: Super Sub Keeps Downs' Treble Dreams Alive In Nedbank Cup

Siwelele got to this stage after first hammering AmaZulu 4-1 in the first round at the beginning of February after they knocked out another fellow top flight side Maritzburg Unitedin the round of 16 thanks to a stoppage time winner by Harris Tchilimbou in late February.

Meanwhile, Abantu Bemthetho are enjoying a fairy-tale run after they reached the last eight stage in their debut campaign in the Nedbank Cup.

Sporting knocked out GladAfrica Championship leaders Ajax Cape Town on penalties in the first round after a 2-2 draw in extra-time.

Read: Late Own Goal Sends Baroka To Nedbank Cup Semis

The second-tier side had a favourable fixture in the round of 16 but they needed extra-time to edge ABC Motsepe League side Happy Wanderers 4-3.

However, Abantu Bemthetho are currently struggling in the GladAfrica Championship, languishing third-from-bottom - just two points above the relegation zone, with seven matches remaining.

Here's how they line up:

Sporting: Maranti, Nkabinde, Moyo, Muchanga, Versuur, Chingi, Kobedi, Chawa, Wagaba, Mbatha, Chauke.

Subs: Masuluke, Hambira, Mojela, Myeni, Masena, Sithole, Dickens.

Celtic: Chaine, Tani, Letsoalo, Khasipe, Luthuli, Chabalala, Baloyi, Sera, Tchilimbou, Mashikinya, Ngobeni

Subs: Mabokgwane, Mabena, Meama, Masuku, Fikizolo, Letlabika, De Jongh


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