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

Orlando Pirates Nedbank Cup opponents revealed

Defending Nedbank Cup champions Orlando Pirates will have a much easier fixture in the round of 32 when they travel to Mpumalanga.

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 defending champions Orlando Pirates will play Crystal Lake Football Club on Saturday afternoon.

The Premier Soccer League this week confirmed who the Buccaneers will face in the Round of 32 of the Nedbank Cup.

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The draw of the competition took place on 18 January, but due to admin issues, the SAFA representatives of the Mpumalanga region could not confirm which team would face Pirates.

Orlando Pirates to play Crystal Lake in the Nedbank Cup

The PSL has now announced that Crystal Lake Football Club at the club that will face the Mighty Buccaneers.

“The Nedbank Cup last 32 fixtures lineup is now complete, with the confirmation of Crystal Lake Football Club as the SAFA Division club that will represent the Mpumalanga Province,” the PSL said in a statement.

“Crystal Lake Football Club will host the defending champions, Orlando Pirates, in a Round of 32 encounter at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday, 24 February 2024. Kick-off is scheduled for 15h00.

“Tickets for all round of 32 fixtures are on sale at TicketPro outlets countrywide. They are selling at R40 each.”

Orlando Pirates are favourites to win the match despite playing away from home.

The Nedbank Cup Round of 32 kicked off on Tuesday with Mamelodi Sundowns crashing La Masia 6-1 to move to the next round.

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