Big Boys Kept Apart

There are four all-Absa Premiership clashes, including a Tshwane derby, in the Last 16 of the Nedbank Cup after the draw was conducted on Thursday.  SuperSport United will host the University of Pretoria while  Last 32 Soweto derby winners Orlando Pirates will travel to Jomo Cosmos, Polokwane City will visit Platinum Stars and Mpumalanga Black Aces will be up against Maritzburg United.

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns will be at home to Mbombela United in a draw that should please the Brazilians.  In other fixtures, Santos will host Free State Stars, Baroka FC goes to Golden Arrows and Magesi FC will be at home to Bidvest Wits.

Herewith the draw in full:

HOMEAWAY
MP Black Aces FCMaritzburg United FC
Platinum Stars FCPolokwane City FC
Santos FCFree State Stars FC
L. Golden Arrows FCBaroka FC
Mamelodi Sundowns FCMbombela United FC
Magesi FCBidvest Wits FC
SuperSport United FCUniversity of Pretoria FC
Jomo Cosmos FCOrlando Pirates FC

Dates and venues for the Nedbank Cup round of 16 will be announced in due course.