Vasco da Gama face Sundowns in Nedbank semis

Vasco da Gama face Sundowns in Nedbank semis

National First Division (NFD) side Vasco da Gama will face money-bags Mamelodi Sundowns in the Nedbank Cup semifinals in late April.

The Mother City outfit, the last NFD side left in the competition, will face Sundowns in Tshwane after they beat Black Leopards 3-2 away from home in an exciting quarterfinal.

Sundowns defeated Black Aces 2-0 in their quarterfinal.

Another Western Cape club, Ajax Cape Town, are at home to SuperSport United in the other semifinal.

Exact dates and venues for the semifinals will be announced soon, but the weekend of April 25 has been set aside for the two matches.

Over the past weekend, goals by Wandisile Mdabuka, Zeka Karkee and Mbulelo Wambi gave Vasco Da Gama a 3-2 win over Black Leopards at Thohoyandou Stadium.

Black Leopards: (1) (2) (Nyundu 16, Shivambu 97)
Vasco Da Gama: (0) (3) (Mdabuka 70, Karkee 104, Wambi 106)

Black Leopards: Tshinuna, Manana, Munyai, Mahangwahaya, Maphangule (Tefu 91’), Ndou, Nyirinda, Mabotja, Shivambu (Bobe 110’), Mumuni, Nyundu

Vasco Da Gama: Hoffman, Rowell, Gertse, Mokoena, Mxoyana, Mdabuka, (Julies, Smith 104’), Karkee, Jacobs (Wambi 67’), Lebyane, Armogam