Cape Town - After being drawn against Vaal University of Technology
(VUT) in the Nedbank Cup Round of 16 draw on Monday night, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso
Mosimane won't underestimate the 'giant slayers'.
VUT knocked Absa Premiership team Golden Arrows out during
the previous round, and Mosimane has warned players they will "get the
shock of their lives" if they don't take the lower division side
"We have been waiting for an opponent in the lower divisions
and we finally got it," Mosimane told the official Sundowns website.
"You need to be careful what you ask for because you
will get the shock of your life."
VUT are a fourth-tier team playing but will be full of
confidence of reaching the quarter-finals even after they were drawn against
South Africa's reigning champions.
"The fact they eliminated Golden Arrows, a Premier League
team, means they are a good team," Mosimane added.
"We think we have got a relief, but we need to be
The Premier Soccer League announced following the draw that the fixtures will be played on February 22-25.
Nedbank Cup Round of 16 fixtures:
Polokwane City/Baroka FC v Hungry Lions FC
Zizwe United/Happy Wanderers v TS Sporting FC
Mbombela United v Real Kings
Mamelodi Sundowns v Vaal University
Bidvest Wits v Chippa United
Highlands Park v Kaizer Chiefs
Bloemfontein Celtic v Maritzburg United
Black Leopards v Amavarara FC