The dates, venues and times for this year’s round of 32 of the Nedbank Cup competition have been confirmed.
The Premier Soccer League has confirmed that defending champions, TS Galaxy from the GladAfrica Championship, will get their defence underway at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, against Chippa United on February 05.
All the details of the other matches as confirmed by the PSL are as follows:
“TS Galaxy, the GladAfrica Championship outfit that engineered one of the biggest upsets in the Nedbank Cup history, will kick-off the latest edition of the #NedbankCup2020 when they face last year’s semi-finalists Chippa United on Wednesday, 05 February 2020. The #NedbankCup2020 round of 32 fixtures will kick off on Wednesday, 05 February 2020 with the last fixture being played on Tuesday, 11 February 2020,” the PSL confirmed in a statement.
“On Thursday evening, 06 February 2020, Ajax Cape Town and TS Sporting will lock horns in an all GladAfrica Championship clash at the Athlone Stadium. Kick-off is at 19h30. Then on Friday, also at the Athlone Stadium, Stellenbosch FC will be at home to 2018 finalists Maritzburg United to the Athlone Stadium. Kick-off is at 20h00,” confirmed the league.
“The following day (Saturday), there will be a total of seven fixtures which will include a clash between lower division sides, Amavarara FC (Eastern Cape) and Super Eagles (Free State) at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium in East London as well as the much publicised Tshwane Derby between Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium,” adds the league.
“On Sunday, 09 February 2020, Orlando Pirates, who won the competition in 2011 and 2014 will host 2010 champions Bidvest Wits at Orlando Stadium, while 2011 finalists Black Leopards entertain newcomers North West University (North West) at Thohoyandou Stadium. On the same day, Jomo Cosmos will be at home to another ABC Motsepe side Hungry Lions, while Mbombela United and Cape Town City clash at the Kanyamazane Stadium. Kick-off for all four matches is at 15h00,” reads the statement.
“The last two fixtures of the round of 32 will take place on Tuesday night, 11 February 2020. ABC Motsepe League sides, Zizwe United (Western Cape) and Happy Wanders (KwaZulu Natal) will lock horns at the Athlone Stadium while Polokwane City and Baroka FC will renew their rivalry in the Polokwane derby, this time for a place in the #NedbankCup2020 last 16,” concludes the league’s statement.
Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures
Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2020
Chippa United v TS Galaxy FC Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19h30
Date: Thursday, 6 February 2020
Ajax Cape Town v TS Sporting FC Athlone Stadium 19:30
Date: Friday, 7 February 2020
Stellenbosch FC v Maritzburg United Athlone Stadium 20h00
Date: Saturday, 8 February 2020
Passion FC v Real Kings FC Kameelrivier Stadium 15h00
Bloemfontein Celtic v AmaZulu DR. Molemela Stadium 15h00
Amavarara FC v Super Eagles Sisa Dukashe Stadium 15h00
Vaal University of Technology v Lamontville Golden Arrows Dobsonville Stadium 15h00
Kaizer Chiefs v Royal Eagles FNB Stadium 18h00
Mamelodi Sundowns v SupersporT United Loftus Versfeld Stadium 20h15
Highlands Park v Uthongathi FC Makhulong Stadium 20h15
Date: Sunday, 9 February 2020
Jomo Cosmos v Hungry Lions Olen Park Stadium 15h00
Orlando Pirates v Bidvest Wits Orlando Stadium 15h00
Black Leopards v North West University Thohoyandou Stadium 15h00
Mbombela United v Cape Town City Kanyamazane Stadium 15h00
Date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Zizwe United v Happy Wanderers Athlone Stadium 19h30
Polokwane City v Baroka New Peter Mokaba Stadium 19h30