Draw conducted for SAFA mini-playoffs in the Nedbank Cup
Posted: 15 December 2016 Time: 09:31
Zizwe United from the Western Cape and Mpumalanga’s Acornbush United will meet in a mini-play-of match to determine which team will be part of the eight that will represent the South African Football Association in the last 32 stage of the 2016/2017 Nedbank Cup competition.
Nine SAFA teams went into the hat for a draw to decide the mini-playoffs as only eight are needed for the Nedbank Cup – they will join eight others from the National First Division and 16 from the Premier Soccer League.
The draw was conducted on Wednesday afternoon in Cape Town.
The mini-play-off will be played at the beginning of 2017 at a date and neutral venue to be determined.
The other seven teams that will represent SAFA are African All Stars, Day FC (SAB League), one between Maribeni United and TTM FC from Limpopo (still undecided), Acornbush United FC, EC Bees FC, Zizwe United, Buya Msuthu FC, United Rovers FC (SAB League) and KwaDukuza United FC.
NEDBANK CUP PROVINCIAL WINNERS - SAFA TEAMS:
1. African All Stars Gauteng
2. Days FC (SAB League) Free State
3. Maribeni United/TTM FC Limpopo
4. Acornbush United FC Mpumalanga
5. EC Bees FC Eastern Cape
6. Zizwe United Western Cape
7. Buya Msuthu FC North West
8. United Rovers FC (SAB League) Northern Cape
9. KwaDukuza United FC KwaZulu Natal
The eight confirmed NFD clubs are: Cape Town All Stars, AmaZulu, FC Cape Town, Mbombela United, Witbank Spurs, Royal Eagles, Jomo Cosmos and Stellenbosch FC.