The Glad African Championship team will start their defence after they were drawn against Cape Umoya United at home at the end of the month.
The GladAfrica Championship Nedbank Cup Qualification Draw was made at the PSL Headquarters in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Galaxy General Manager Luxolo Mathikinca says there is no pressure to defend the title.
JDR Stars will travel to Mpumalanga to play against Mbombela United. The newly promoted Pretoria based team are currently lying second on the log behind pacesetters Uthongathi FC. Their coach and owner Nditsheni Nemasisi
University of Pretoria will travel to face Jomo Cosmos in another exciting match. Tuks are sitting fourth on the log while Cosmos are languishing second from the bottom. Tuks media officer Khathutshelo Mbanda is confident they will do well.
Professor Ronnie Schloss from the PSL was also present at the draw. He says teams from the second tier-league are capable of winning the Nedbank Cup.
Glad Africa came on board at the beginning of the season to sponsor the league. The league did not have a sponsor for many years.
Schloss says the sponsorship has made the league to be competitive. – Report by Vincent Sitsula