The next eight Nedbank Cup fixtures were determined on Thursday afternoon with a Free State Derby the pick of the drawThe Nedbank Cup Round of 16 draw was completed on Thursday afternoon in Johannesburg, with the pick of the matches being a Free State derby between Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars.
Pitso Mosimane's Sundowns will face Golden Arrows in another top-flight battle, with Black Leopards and Platinum Stars also locking horns.
Kaizer Chiefs will look to continue their cup run against Polokwane City, but will have learned from Orlando Pirates not to underestimate their lowly opposition. SuperSport United will also have to face the music against another minnow outfit, as they travel to Cape Town to face Vasco da Gama.
Maritzburg United will hope to overcome Tembu Royals, who defeated AmaZulu on Wednesday evening and will be confident that they can cause yet another upset.
Maluti FET College will not get a chance to shock another top-flight side as they are set to play African Warriors in the next round.
The initial round of the tournament saw 56 goals scored, raising R448,000 to build a multi-purpose sports centre, thanks to Nedbank’s Goals For Goals campaign.
Full fixture list is as follows:
Black Leopards vs Platinum Stars
Free State Stars vs Bloem Celtic
Mamelodi Sundowns vs Golden Arrows
Vasco Da Gama vs SuperSport United
Kaizer Chiefs vs Polokwane City
African Warriors vs Maluti FET College
Jomo Cosmos vs United FC
Tembu Royals FC vs Maritzburg United