diskidaily.co.zaKaizer Chiefs Fans Demand Showdown With Mamelodi Sundowns In Nedbank Cup Draw

Kaizer Chiefs Fans Demand Showdown With Mamelodi Sundowns In Nedbank Cup Draw

Reeve Frosler, Kaizer Chiefs & Neo Maema, Mamelodi Sundowns, January 2023

On Monday, the quarter-final draw for South Africa’s top knockout tournament, the Nedbank Cup, is set to take place at 18:00 SAT, with potential exciting match-ups on the horizon.

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, two of the country’s most prominent football clubs, could potentially face reigning champions Mamelodi Sundowns in the quarter-finals.

Alongside these three football giants, the remaining teams vying for a spot in the semi-finals are Sekhukhune United, Stellenbosch, Chippa United, Royal AM, and third-tier team Dondol FC.

Football fans have taken to social media to express their hopes for the Nedbank Cup draw.

Many fans have expressed a desire for a match-up between Kaizer Chiefs and reigning champions Mamelodi Sundowns, with some stating their preference for this fixture over a traditional Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates.

One fan, Sia Khohlani, boldly stated,

“Bring on Downs, Pirates too small for Chiefs,”

while Kgothatso Kgopa described Pirates as a “small team” and called for a challenge against Sundowns.

Mduduzi Shabalala, Yusuf Maart, Ashley du Preez, Kaizer Chiefs, March 2023

As the anticipation builds ahead of the draw, fans will be eagerly waiting to see which teams will face off in the quarter-finals of South Africa’s elite knockout tournament.

As the anticipation builds for the Nedbank Cup quarter-final draw, football fans have taken to social media to express their hopes for their team’s ideal match-up.

While some fans are hoping for a Kaizer Chiefs versus Stellenbosch clash, Pirates supporter Mduduzi Richman Ntuli disagrees, instead calling for a Pirates versus Sundowns fixture.

Kaizer Chiefs Fans Demand Showdown With Mamelodi Sundowns In Nedbank Cup Draw: diskidaily.co.za
Kaizer Chiefs Fans Demand Showdown With Mamelodi Sundowns In Nedbank Cup Draw

Meanwhile, Xolisa Masova is pessimistic about Chiefs’ chances, stating that the team is wasting their time with the likes of Sundowns still in the competition.

Malindi Narrator Nandisile is also sceptical about Chiefs’ progress, confidently stating that the team will not make it beyond the quarter-finals.

In a surprising twist, Chiefs fan Khavhadi Phutheo has even turned against his team, declaring his support for Sundowns in the upcoming draw. As the tension builds, fans will be eagerly waiting to see which match-ups will be revealed in the Nedbank Cup quarter-final draw.

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