Nedbank Cup

This season’s Nedbank Cup Round of 32 matches were concluded this past weekend. Here’s what time the Round of 16 draw will take place. Image: File

Nedbank Cup draw: Sundowns and Pirates avoid each other

The last 32 fixtures produced drama with Nedbank Cup record holders Kaizer Chiefs getting eliminated by Milford FC.

Nedbank Cup

This season’s Nedbank Cup Round of 32 matches were concluded this past weekend. Here’s what time the Round of 16 draw will take place. Image: File

Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates have avoided each other after the draw for the Nedbank Cup Round of 16 was confirmed on Monday.

Both teams face Motsepe Foundation Championship sides in the next round.

The last 32 fixtures produced drama with Nedbank Cup record holders Kaizer Chiefs getting eliminated by Motsepe Foundation Championship side Milford FC.

Sundowns and Pirates avoid big guns in the Nedbank Cup

Amakhosi lost 5-4 on penalties on Sunday after the game ended 0-0 after extra time.

Chiefs’ rivals Pirates and Sundowns had no problems reaching the next round of the Nedbank Cup after making light work of Crystal Lake and La Masia respectively.

‘My family and I grew up supporting Kaizer Chiefs’  – Milford coach

The Buccaneers will host Hungry Lions in the round of 16 while Downs face a tricky Maritzburg United.

Giant killers Milford FC were drawn against Carling Knockout Cup champions Stellenbosch FC and should fancy their chances.

Nedbank Cup full fixtures:

Milford FC v Stellenbosch FC

Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United

Sekhukhune United v AmaZulu FC

Chippa United v FC Ravens

Orlando Pirates v Hungry Lions

AmaTuks v Moroka Swallows

Richards Bay v SuperSport United

D’General v TS Galaxy

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