The Mbombela Stadium in Mpumalanga has been selected as the venue for the 2023/24 Nedbank Cup final. The long-awaited final is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 01 June 2024.

It marks the second time the 2010 FIFA World Cup venue will host the Nedbank Cup final. It follows the 2011 final when Orlando Pirates secured a 3-1 victory over Black Leopards at the same venue.

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The announcement comes hot on the heels of the semi-final draw, which took place on the very grounds where the final showdown will unfold, adding an extra layer of anticipation to the forthcoming matches.

Premier Soccer League Acting CEO, Mato Madlala, highlighted the importance of spreading the football experience to neighbouring countries through the selection of Mpumalanga as the host venue, in collaboration with Nedbank.

“We are thrilled to bring the Nedbank Cup final back to Mbombela Stadium,” she said.

“A venue rich in football history, having hosted memorable matches in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the AFCON. This is a pivotal occasion for both the PSL and our partners Nedbank as it highlights our joint dedication to expanding football’s reach and impact throughout South Africa.

“Moreover, hosting the final in Mbombela will also cater to football enthusiasts from neighbouring countries like Mozambique and Eswatini. Thereby boosting tourism in the region,” she added.

“We eagerly anticipate an electrifying final that will captivate live audiences. As well as those who will tune in on Television and Radio,” said Madlala.

Mbombela Stadium confirmed as Venue for Nedbank Cup Final
Mbombela Stadium

EXCITEMENT AS MBOMBELA STADIUM IS CONFIRMED AS THE NEDBANK CUP FINAL VENUE

Khensani Nobanda, Nedbank’s Group Executive for Marketing and Corporate Affairs reminded fans that this year’s Nedbank Cup is more than just the on-the-field action; it’s about the empowerment, emotions, and connections that football creates.

“We continue our commitment to the fans and in the spirit of Ke Yona, Ya Rona. We are bringing fans closer to the tournament by continuously taking the final showpiece around the country to showcase South Africa’s vast tourism activities, with 12 different venues used across South Africa since 2008”.

Meanwhile, the Nedbank Cup Semi-final draw results are as follows:

Chippa United v Orlando Pirates
Stellenbosch v Mamelodi Sundowns

Details regarding the semi-final fixtures, including dates, venues, and times, will be communicated in due course.