Maritzburg battle Stars for R7m pot

Posted: 18 May 2018 Time: 12:48

The winners of the Nedbank Cup final will pocket a cool R7 million this weekend.

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Maritzburg United and Free State Stars will battle for honours at 19h00 at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

The losing finalist will receive R2.5m.


Beaten semi-finalists Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs were handed R1m each for their efforts in the competition.

The quarter-finalists picked up R400 000 apiece; teams that reached the last-16 got R200 000, while the last-32 losers banked R100 000.

With added participation fees, total prize money for the tournament is R20.3m.

The Nedbank Cup champions will join Chiefs - who finished third in the league in 2017/18 - in the CAF Confederation Cup next season.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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