Sekhukhune United Football Club will lock horns with Orlando Pirates Football Club on Saturday evening in the Nedbank Cup Final at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria. Kick-off for this encounter will be at 18h00.
The last DStv Premiership fixture for this season for Babina Noko was against Supersport United FC last week Saturday at The New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, Babina Noko managed to grab three valuable points from the season finale encounter.
It will be the first appearance for Babina Noko in the Nedbank Cup finals, for the past two seasons Babina Noko was eliminated in the round of the last 32.
Sekhukhune United advanced to the finals of the Nedbank Cup following a dramatic 4-3 win on penalties shootout over Stellenbosch FC on the 7th of May 2023 at the Danie Craven Stadium.
Both teams have now met twice this season in the league campaign, however, it will be the fifth competitive fixture between Babina Noko and The Buccaneers. The visitors last played against Pirates in a league match on the 13th of May 2023 at Orlando Stadium and the match ended in a 1-1 stalemate.
Having overpowered a list of opponents that included Liver Brothers, Cape Town Spurs, Chippa United, and Stellenbosch in the four previous rounds of the Nedbank Cup.
Saturday’s Nedbank Cup final in Pretoria presents Sekhukhune United with an opportunity to become first-time winners of the prestigious competition and join a small band of clubs who have achieved this feat in the Premier Soccer League era.