Downs, Bucs set for titanic cup clash

Sundowns will be facing a third successive top flight team in the Nedbank Cup this season, having overcome Ajax Cape Town (1-0) and Golden Arrows (4-1) in the Last 32 and Last 16 respectively. Pirates, in contrast, will be facing a fellow Premiership side for the first time. In the Last 32 they sneaked past Thanda Royal Zulu […]

Lucky Lekgwathi is back to inspire Sea robbers after time off

After missing last weekends’ match, defender Siyabonga Sangweni is back in the team and once again in contention for the centre back role as he completed today’s training session with the rest of the squad.  Midfielder Jacky Motshegwa has been ruled out of this epic clash against the current log leaders. The club medical team […]

Khune: We have to bounce back after the two defeats

“If you compare us with SuperSport United, we have the upper hand. We have only suffered two defeats. We win together, we lose together. It’s a team effort. “We had a chat after our coach left yesterday. We were just reminding each other that we have to get back to number one. We have to […]

Dr Irvn Khoza :We will never forget the Ellis Park tragedy

The PSL Chairman, Dr Irvin Khoza said: “As the League, we will never forget the Ellis Park tragedy – a sad day in our football history. Every year we remind ourselves and the lessons it offered. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families of those football supporters who lost their lives.” 


Kick off is scheduled for FNB Stadium at 3pm. The match will be televised live on SuperSport Four (SS4). This will certainly be a tough repeat of the two sides’ Cup final meeting of the same tournament that was won by Chiefs in Durban last season. Matsatsantsa are going into this encounter after winning their […]

Stuart Baxter,We need Solutions

“Against SuperSport both teams will want to progress to the next round. It will be a very entertaining game. I’m not sure to say if the players are tired. That will automatically be in the players’ minds in terms of excuses.  Fans stand behind the badge, they wear the team’s colours, and they become foot […]

Pitso Mosemane: We have been through a roller coaster

 It is a game worthy of being the final between two of the biggest clubs in the country who are both eager to break the recent run of success of Kaizer Chiefs.  “Pirates have the culture and history in Cup games. They have proved that they are a cup team. They went to all the […]

Vladimir Vermezovic: No Special preparations for Sundowns

“We don’t need special preparation for the Sundowns game. The players know what we need to do. I have watched Sundowns four times, there is a lot of quality at Sundowns.” “Pirates won the double treble and then lost three finals. You can’t win all the time. This is football. Sundowns are a quality team […]