Nedbank Cup

The Nedbank Cup has reached its semi-final stages with four teams vying for the title – and the vast sums of money that goes with the trophy. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Nedbank Cup semi-finals: Dates, fixtures, kick-off times THIS weekend!

The Nedbank Cup has reached its semi-final stages with four teams vying for the title – and the vast sums of money that goes with the trophy.

Nedbank Cup

The Nedbank Cup has reached its semi-final stages with four teams vying for the title – and the vast sums of money that goes with the trophy. Photo: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

The Nedbank Cup has reached its semi-final stages with four teams vying for the title – and the vast sums of money that goes with the trophy.

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The first semi-final will be played on Friday, 29 April between Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) and defending champions Marumo Gallants.

Kick-off at the Thohoyandou Stadium will be at 19:00.

Ironically, Marumo Gallants bought the PSL license status of TTM last season.

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Saturday, 30 April’s second semi-final promises to be a blockbuster as the top two sides in the DStv Premiership – Mamelodi Sundowns and Royal AM – lock horns at the Chatsworth Stadium, also at 19:00.

The date for the Nedbank Cup final has not been confirmed at time of publishing.

The winner of the tournament will book themselves a place in the CAF Confederation Cup next season.

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However, should Mamelodi Sundowns or Royal AM lift the trophy, they are already likely to have secured a place in either the CAF Champions League (Mamelodi Sundowns) and/or the CAF Confederation Cup (Royal AM).

Nedbank Cup winner will bank R7 million

Although not confirmed, it may be a case of the runner-up being awarded that CAF place on offer, making the result of the TTM v Marumo Gallants tie of utmost importance.

The winner of this season’s Nedbank Cup will also take home a cool R7 million in prize money, with the beaten finalist banking R2.5 million.

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