Orlando Pirates were drawn to host Kaizer Chiefs in the first round of the 2016 Nedbank Cup at the draw held on Thursday evening in Sandton.
We are guaranteed to witness at least four Soweto Derbies this season after Pirates were drawn to face Chiefs in the Nedbank Cup last 32. The Soweto giants have already played twice this season – in the League and Telkom Cup and face each other in the League this coming weekend.
In other clashes involving top-flight teams, Bidvest Wits will face Bloemfontein Celtic with Ajax Cape Town hosting Free State Stars.
The defending champions, Mamelodi Sundowns will begin their title defence away at NFD side, Highlands Park.
Full Nedbank Cup draw:
Polokwane City vs African All Stars
EC Bees v Magesi FC
Bidvest Wits vs Bloemfontein Celtic
Moroka Swallows vs SuperSport United
Ajax Cape Town vs Free State Stars
Santos vs Mthatha Bucks
Maritzburg United vs Black Leopards
United Rovers FC vs Black Aces
University of Pretoria vs Polokwane City Rovers
Chippa United vs Baroka FC
Golden Arrows vs Milford FC
Highlands Park vs Mamelodi Sundowns
Sibanye Golden Stars vs Mbombela United
Jomo Cosmos vs AmaZulu
Orlando Pirates vs Kaizer Chiefs
Steenberg United vs Platinum Stars
Written by: Diski Voice