Johannesburg - The Premier Soccer League have moved to clarify doubts over the
venue for this season's Nedbank Cup final between Mamelodi Sundowns and
Speculation on social networking sites and from certain media
outlets suggest the R6 million showpiece will be moved from its original
venue, the Orlando Stadium, to Tshwane.
The reason behind the reports is due to the fact both the
Brazilians and Matsatsantsa hail from Pretoria, and a Nedbank Cup final
in their own back yard would have gone a long way in ensuring a packed
However, the PSL have moved to reiterate that South Africa's most
lucrative cup competition, which reaches its climax on May 26, will
still be staged at Johannesburg's Orlando Stadium.
The draw for the venue had to be made prior to last weekend's
semi-finals, so as to afford sufficient time to plan for the event.