Nedbank Cup Final at Orlando Stadium against Bloem Celtics

Mamelodi Sundowns have another opportunity to bring in another trophy this weekend as they take on Bloemfontein Celtics in the Nedbank Cup Final. The Brazilians have already won the Telkom Knockout and the League championship.

The draw for the last-32 was done and saw Masandawana pitted against SuperSport United. The game took place at Loftus Versfeld and the Brazilians were victorious, winning by a goal to zero. The goal was scored by Sibusiso Vilakazi. This was also the game where Thapelo Morena got injured and subsequently spent months on the sidelines.

The Nedbank Cup is known as the cup competition that pits professional clubs with amateur teams and in the last 16 the Brazilians took on Vaal University of Technology at Lucas Moripe Stadium. Masandawana gave the fourth tier side some football lessons and won the clash by two goals to zero and made it through to the last eight.

Highlands Park was next in the last eight. The Brazilians made the trip to Tembisa and needed extra time to beat Highlands. It took some great footwork and composure from Keletso Makgalwa to book a place in the last four.

After months of no football due to the lockdown, football returned and the first task was a clash with Bidvest Wits at Orlando Stadium. It was under unfamiliar conditions as there were no fans allowed. The five-goal thriller needed a moment of beauty and Lyle Lakay delivered with the last kick of the game to send Masandawana to the final against Bloemfontein Celtics

13 Responses
  1. Keamogetswe Sekgothe

    Good luck nd best wishes Mamelodi sundowns, may u give yor all interms of “focus, determination, concerntration, the will 2 work n fight 4 the badge of the club, living our skin in the field of play 4 victory only, transition n focused cohession shall win Sundowns the game! All 100% peformance is needed in this game as celtics will never give it 2 us without world-war internce fight t
    2 the end, we must b all-in ready nd compatly ready coz celtics love triangle inbtwin players space utalisation, b clever, b ready Sundowns! Pls dnt b caught sleeping in the opening minutes of thee crucial game pls, #bwokeSundowns👆🏼👑

  2. Mandisi Mnyaka

    All the best boys you are capable of doing a treble and it is possible guys . You deserve it but you need to put that last PSL performance because Celtics is dangerous upfront 🔥🔥🔥

  3. Keamogetswe Sekgothe

    We need tash fellies “ctc” nd buhle mkhwanazi “wits” in our defence going into the next season! Im worried about our defence seriously, every team now knows we r very slow n shakey in our defence so pls my coach Pitso n his technical staff pls pls sort-out this problem of our weak defence now pls. In Sundowns we belive n trust👆🏼👑

  4. Bango

    Another exciting encounter.Champions are always found Competing at the deep end of the competition. We wish you the best, it is the cup that you had initial put your eyes and hopes on because the League appeared to have slipped off your fingers,it was your undying and unfading character,your resilience and your fighting spirit that you managed to turn the log table on the last day of 2019/20 season. Who can forget this amazing scenerio in the history of football?We saw joy getting multiplied on our side.What an experience! We saw the realities that football can kill you indeed when we saw a total dejection, disappointment to our neighbours,the Soweto giants. We celebrated the 50years in style,making a tremble successfully under Jingles,La Dicema that Captain Fantastic Hlompho talked of after 2018/19 after piping Orlando Pirates, power of the Spoken word. Here we are on Final Cup, words have been said, lets see the power of the words,get back to the fight abd give your best, it is possible, it can be done, We can have an extended Celebration, can make your names, Sundowns want to win everything, yes eferything! All the best Masandawana mahle! The yelllow nation is behind you with their might! Go and give your best.

  5. Zweli

    All the best TKO and ABSA Premiership Champions. the performance from our last game against Leopards will win us the Nedbank Cup on Saturday. KaboYellow I remain. Thanks Coach Pitso and the entire team


    All the best for Saturday game the yellow nation NO one can stop us masandawana lets kill more Chiefs hearts and make more coaches to lose their jobs, to the whole team we say truly the sky is the limit 👆👆👆….Sam

    1. Jaws Buda

      Lets not underestimate Celtics they did not reach the final by fluke and I dont remember seeing them losing a match in the bubble but as I always say I believe in this team its doeble boys as long as we give our best. KBY I remain.

  7. Bukie Sekgwake

    I want you to continue that never give up attitude guys we are just about to finish our unfinished story kby4life

  8. Keamogetswe Sekgothe

    Good luck nd avoid playing 2 slow football with slow movements bcoz teams know how we play often n plan around our at-times slow football wich gives teams time 2 recover positions behind the ball with strong marking wich mostly we play into speedy teams hands or plan, its gonna b hard 2 beat celtics but only Sundowns can do the job start 2 finish, only 100% focus, concerntration nd team-work will win Sundowns the match

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