Kaizer Chiefs will be a notable absentee as some of the top teams in Mzansi eagerly await to find out this evening who their next opponents will in the Last 16 stage of the Nedbank Cup.
The PSL has confirmed that the Last 16 draw will take place today after the final match of the Last 32 round between Baroka FC and Cape Town Spurs, which is scheduled to kick-off at 5pm.
In what was the shock result of the weekend, Chiefs exited the competition in the opening round after losing 2-1 to GladAfrica Championship side, Richards Bay FC at FNB Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Thabani Dube and Siyabonga Vilane scored the goals for the KwaZulu-Natal outfit, while Leonardo Castro netted for Amakhosi.
The Soweto giants had defender Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya sent off in the 64th minute after he picked a second yellow card for a late challenge.
On Saturday, Orlando Pirates managed to walk away with a narrow 1-0 victory over second tier side, Uthongathi FC at Orlando Stadium.
The rest of the teams who will feature in this evening’s Last 16 draw are Mamelodi Sundowns, Polokwane City, Cape Town All Stars, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila, Pretoria Callies, Maritzburg United, TS Sporting, JDR Stars, AmaZulu, Cape Town City, Chippa United, Black Leopards and Swallows FC.
Themba ‘Mshishi’ Zwane among Chiefs and Pirates legends in ex-Sundowns defender’s strong dream team: