Cosmos to know Nedbank opponents as draw holds in Johannesburg

Nedbank branding during the 2014 Nedbank Cup match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates on the 12 April 2014 at Loftus Stadium ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Jomo Cosmos’ next opponents will be unveiled shortly as the money-spinning Nedbank Cup Round of 32 draw is held in Johannesburg.

The draw consists of eight clubs from the SAFA structures, eight clubs from the National First Division, and the 16 clubs in the Absa Premiership.

PSL officials Luxolo September and Ronnie Schloss and Nedbank’s Khensani Nobanda will conduct the draw, which will be televised from 19h30 on SuperSport 4.

Draw Procedure:

– All 32 clubs will be placed in one pot

– There will be no seeding

– In each sequence, the first ball to the drawn will be the home club and the second ball will be their opponent, the away club

– This process will be repeated until all fixtures are finalised

SAFA clubs competing: Tornado FC (ABC Motsepe, Eastern Cape), Super Eagles (ABC Motsepe, Free State), Tshwane University of Technology (SAB League, Gauteng), Umvoti FC (ABC Motsepe, KwaZulu Natal) Boyne Tigers (ABC Motsepe, Limpopo), Umvoti FC, Tjakastad Junior Shepard (ABC Motsepe, Mpumalanga), NC Professionals (SAB League, Northern Cape) and The Magic FC (ABC Motsepe, Western Cape).

NFD clubs competing: Cape Umoya, Jomo Cosmos, Maccabi FC, Mbombela United, Richards Bay, Tshakhuma FC, TS Galaxy and Witbank Spurs.

Free State Stars won the competition last season by defeating Maritzburg United in the final.

-Mark Ogagan

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