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Nedbank Cup last-16 draw

Posted: 19 April 2010 Time: 11:53

The draw for the Nedbank Cup last-16 was made today in Johannesburg.

After an exciting last 32 round, where a staggering 60 goals were scored and six PSL sides crashed out of the competition, plenty more action is on the cards after some interesting clashes were set up for this weekend.   The clash of the tie will see defending Nedbank Champions Moroka Swallows take on AmaZulu. In reaction to the draw, Usuthu coach Neil Tovey quickly responded, “Swallows are a tough side, but if you want to win this cup competition you have to beat everyone.”   No truer words have been spoken and that is definitely the train of thought FC Cape Town will be thinking along as they have to take on the country's in-form side at present, Kaizer Chiefs.    Still, despite the challenge ahead of them FC Cape Town's assistant coach and team manager, Keith Daniels, is confident in his side's ability: “To be the best you have to beat the best.  And no side is unbeatable in a cup game. Everyone has an equal playing field.”   With that said, one thing PSL sides will not do is take any team – be they minnows or giants – lightly in this competition. The Amakhosi coach, Vladimir Vermezovic, certainly pointed this out when he said, “We have to take every game seriously and show respect to all our opponents. It is important that we are very careful against the so called smaller teams.”   Another coach who highlighted this point ,finding out his side Orlando Pirates was taking on third tier side ALS Puk Tawana, was coach Ruud Krol: “There are never easy draws. Any team can be dangerous and Tawana proved that by kicking out Platinum Stars.”   The only other all-PSL clash is the match between Ajax Cape town and Free State Stars and that will be no dull game. Another interesting clash taking place is the all out war that is due to happen between Jomo Cosmos and Pretoria University, who have been dubbed as giant killers.   Other PSL teams playing this upcoming weekend will see Bidvest Wits taking on Thanda Royal Zulu, while Mamelodi Sundowns host Balck Leopards and MP Black Aces travel to play Winners Park.   Nedbank Cup last-16 fixtures: (Home team is mentioned first)

Winners Park vs. Mpumalanga Black Aces Moroka Swallows vs. AmaZulu Ajax Cape Town vs. Free State Stars Mamelodi Sundowns vs. Black Leopards Bidvest Wits vs. Thanda Royal Zulu Jomo Cosmos vs. University of Pretoria Orlando Pirates vs. Als Puk Tawana FC Cape Town vs. Kaizer Chiefs

Previous comments on this story...

Maestro KC
posted: 11:57 am
hawu hawyu hawu bakithi? FC Cape Town? no no no no... we want Piecity, we deserve Piecity....eish what did you do now to the poor FC Cape Town club?

lo mlilo oka Musona uzungawothi, lo Yende owase Naturena

posted: 11:58 am
AYEYE SUNDOWNS HAHAHAHAHA...even ur home supporters of 1185 wont be enough..

This will be a hard one for DR Ndivhuwo!!! his original team vs the team he supports coz he hates Chiefs

posted: 12:01 pm
I would have preferred Pirates or Sundowns, how ever Chiefs is on FIRE. is a pity Sonono Pirates will exit before we meet them.
posted: 12:04 pm
Shame poor F.C Cape Town, I feel very sorry for you.....
Thabang [The KHOSI One]
posted: 12:05 pm
Hey TTM, Were there any seeds on this Draw? I dont see the peak of this fixture.

posted: 12:09 pm
I think Chiefs will go all the way to win this one,again
Maestro KC
posted: 12:10 pm
This was the prayer from Parktown where Sunflops and Piecity were holding a night vigil:

Our father who art in heaven
Hallowed be the Khosi name
Their kingdom has come
Their will is done
On the pitch
As in the boardroom

Give us this day second division teams
And forgive us asking this of you
As we try to avoid the Khosification of our beloved teams
Lead us not into Khositation
But deliver us from Musona and Yende
For theirs is the Kingdom
The power and the glory
Forever and ever
Maestro KC
posted: 12:12 pm
We are not a home team again? Big Nuz is coming.....

TTM did you talk to Bobby about brining Big Nuz for our home games?

posted: 12:12 pm
Hawu kodwa why this guys try this small fish for us we need big one before any way we gonar have a good pratice KHOSI ONE

Thabang [The KHOSI One]
posted: 12:13 pm
Last 16 Results:

Winners Park v Black Aces (1-3)
Moroka Swallows v AmaZulu (1(4)-1(2))
Ajax Cape Town v Free State Stars (1-0)
Mamelodi Sundowns v Black Leopards (0(4)-0(5))
Bidvest Wits v Thanda Royal Zulu (2-0)
Jomo Cosmos v University of Pretoria(2-1)
Orlando Pirates v Als Puk Tawana (4-1)
FC Cape Town v Kaizer Chiefs (0-2)

Maestro KC
posted: 12:16 pm
Winners Park vs. Mpumalanga Black Aces - Aces win
Moroka Swallows vs. AmaZulu - tough one but AmaZulu should win this one
Ajax Cape Town vs. Free State Stars - Free State Stars
Mamelodi Sundowns vs. Black Leopards - Obvious Leopards
Bidvest Wits vs. Thanda Royal Zulu - Thanda
Jomo Cosmos vs. University of Pretoria - Cosmos
Orlando Pirates vs. Als Puk Tawana - Pity Piecity losing to the Sunflops development team
FC Cape Town vs. Kaizer Chiefs - Umlilo wamaKhosi
posted: 12:17 pm
Maestro KC: 2010-04-19 12:10


However, I thought since we are drawn with the tougher opposition, AmaNzula would have been an ideal opponent for us. Shame FC Cape I'm sure they have started training and they already have spies on our training grounds

Thabang: 2010-04-19 12:05

Hey TTM, Were there any seeds on this Draw? I dont see the peak of this fixture.


HOLA KHOSI LAMI....hehehe!!! I think Mamelodi Sundowns v Black Leopards....hehehe!!
posted: 12:18 pm
Pie-Sebono is gone - This Tawana boys can play - ask Steve
Thabang [The KHOSI One]
posted: 12:19 pm
When they lose to Black Leopards, they will blame it on losing 7 QUAN-TI-TY players to BB. Hao, kanti what happened to the team that can produce 3 quality starting 11?

Mining Policies in football, is like wearing shower cap on your head right in the middle of the sun, sis dowg!

Maestro KC
posted: 12:28 pm
One thing danwed on me, the next game will be our 13th unbeaten streak...

I love Khosifying the Khosification of the Khosilated Khostipated clubs...

posted: 12:29 pm
I am disappointed. When is the next draw (quarter final)? Anyway, there is no any better team; we smashed all teams in top 6. I should ask about the date for the final and start organizing celebrations.
posted: 12:30 pm
Fair Draw.I hope complacency wont creep in on the chiefs charges seeing that they've drawn minnows,however i'm more interested on VV's approach.Will he give other players a chance (Those that have not fitured much of late) or continue with his telkom winning team?
Maestro KC
posted: 12:30 pm
SIBUSISO: 2010-04-19 12:17

Khosi lami, remember one mens poison is another mens meal. Everyone except the FC Cape Town team is happy with the draw as they avoided the Khosifying FIRE...

Maestro KC
posted: 12:33 pm
mandla: 2010-04-19 12:30

I can tell you now, all teams in the Chiefs roll were part of the Telkom Cup winning team.

It does not matter who starts the game, they all have a winning mantality. We have depth and I would love to see Lucky Khune and Nkambule playing...

Pirates is not 1 skipper team or Gayser Chiefs aka Family Business FC
posted: 12:34 pm
Als Puk Tawana? What is that, is it the one that eliminated Platinum Stars? Re tlo i nyela. At least we are guranteed Quarter Finals Place. Shapa bucaneer shapa.
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