It’s game day in the Nedbank Cup, and we have you covered on all you can look forward to this Saturday.
Baroka vs Black Leopards at Peter Mokaba Stadium, Kick-off at 15:00 (SAST)
The Limpopo derby between Baroka and Black Leopards kicks off Saturday’s Nedbank Cup quarterfinal action, with the game taking place at Peter Mokaba Stadium.
The two rivals have had a tough time in the league this season, particularly Leopards, who occupy the bottom spot.
Baroka is not too far ahead, with only three points separating them from the relegation zone.
League woes will be placed aside on Saturday, as the two sides seek a semifinal spot.
Highlands Park vs Mamelodi Sundowns at Makhulong Stadium, Kick-off at 18:00 (SAST)
It’s Mamelodi Sundowns’ turn to head to the slaughterhouse that is Makhulong Stadium, as they take on Highlands Park in what is undoubtedly the pick of the round’s fixtures.
The Lions of the North went past Kaizer Chiefs in the Last 16 and will be eyeing another big scalp as they seek their first piece of silverware in the top flight.
They are bound to meet some resistance though against a club eyeing a domestic treble after crashing out of the Caf Champions League.
Bidvest Wits became the first team to book their spot in the last four of the Nedbank Cup after beating first division outfit Real Kings 4-0 at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium on Saturday.
Cameroonian Bienvenu Eva Nga opened the scoring shortly before halftime, and the floodgates opened soon after the break with Lorenzo Gordinho netting just six minutes into the second half, before a Terence Dzvukamanja brace sealed the result.
Elsewhere, Former Bafana striker Tokelo Rantie has taken to another PSL club in an effort to revive his ailing career, which took another hit when he deserted his post at Mamelodi Sundowns. According to Soccer Laduma, the ex-Bournemouth marksman is currently trying his luck at Bloemfontein Celtic, with a deal imminent before the end of the season.