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FACTSHEET ON THE 2024 NEDBANK CUP SEMI-FINALS

PIC: Miguel Timm of Orlando Pirates in the 2023 Nedbank Cup semifinal against Kaizer Chiefs

The 2024 Nedbank Cup semifinals will be staged on the weekend of May 4-5 when Chippa United host Soweto giants Orlando Pirates, and Stellenbosch FC welcome Mamelodi Sundowns.

It will be another chapter in the rich 17-year history of the competition, as our two finalists for 2024 are revealed ahead of the showpiece decider at the Mbombela Stadium on June 1.

Here is a factsheet on the semifinal stage of the Nedbank Cup. 

ALL NEDBANK CUP SEMIFINALS

2008

Mpumalanga Black Aces 1-0 Free State Stars

AmaZulu 0-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

2009

Moroka Swallows 2-1 Black Leopards

Ajax Cape Town 1-2 University of Pretoria – after extra-time (aet)

2010

Free State Stars 1-3 BidVest Wits – aet

AmaZulu 1-1 Mamelodi Sundowns – aet; AmaZulu won 4-3 on penalties

2011

Orlando Pirates 1-0 Mpumalanga Black Aces – aet

Baroka FC 2-2 Black Leopards – aet; Leopards won 3-1 on penalties

2012

Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0 Free State Stars

SuperSport United 3-0 AmaZulu

2013

Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 United FC

Platinum Stars 2-3 SuperSport United – aet

2014

BidVest Wits 2-2 Kaizer Chiefs – aet; Wits won 4-2 on penalties

Maritzburg United 1-2 Orlando Pirates

2015

Ajax Cape Town 2-1 SuperSport United

Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 Vasco da Gama

2016

Free State Stars 2-4 Orlando Pirates

SuperSport United 2-0 Baroka FC

2017

Chippa United 0-0 SuperSport United – aet; SuperSport won 4-2 on penalties

Lamontville Golden Arrows 0-1 Orlando Pirates

2018

Kaizer Chiefs 0-2 Free State Stars

Maritzburg United 3-1 Mamelodi Sundowns

2019

Lamontville Golden Arrows 1-3 TS Galaxy – aet

Chippa United 2-4 Kaizer Chiefs

2020

Baroka FC 0-3 Bloemfontein Celtic

Mamelodi Sundowns 3-2 BidVest Wits

2021

Pretoria Callies 0-1 Chippa United

Mamelodi Sundowns 0-0 Marumo Gallants – aet; Gallants won 6-5 on penalties

2022

Royal AM 1-2 Mamelodi Sundowns

TTM 0-1 Marumo Gallants

2023
Kaizer Chiefs 1-2 Orlando Pirates – aet
Stellenbosch FC 0-0 Sekhukhune United – aet; Sekhukhune won 4-3 on penalties

2024

Stellenbosch FC vs Mamelodi Sundowns
Chippa United vs Orlando Pirates

MOST NEDBANK CUP SEMIFINAL APPEARANCES (INCLUDING 2024)

9 – Mamelodi Sundowns

6 – Orlando Pirates

5 – Free State Stars, Kaizer Chiefs, SuperSport United

4 – Chippa United

3 – AmaZulu, Baroka FC, BidVest Wits

2 – Ajax Cape Town, Black Leopards, Lamontville Golden Arrows, Maritzburg United, Marumo Gallants, Mpumalanga Black Aces, Stellenbosch FC

1 – Bloemfontein Celtic, Moroka Swallows, Platinum Stars, Pretoria Callies, Royal AM, Sekhukhune United, TS Galaxy, TTM, United FC, University of Pretoria, Vasco da Gama

NEDBANK CUP SEMIFINAL MATCH STATS

Matches played: 32

Goals scored: 84

Goals per game: 2.63

Biggest win: SuperSport United 3-0 AmaZulu (2012); Baroka FC 0-3 Bloemfontein Celtic (2020)

Most goals in a game: 6 – Free State Stars 2-4 Orlando Pirates (2016); Chippa United 2-4 Kaizer Chiefs (2019)

Most semifinal wins: 5 – Mamelodi Sundowns (2008, 2012, 2915, 2020, 2022)

Most semifinal losses: 4 – Free State Stars (2008, 2010, 2012, 2016)

Most appearances without reaching the final: 3 – Baroka FC (2011, 2016, 2020)

Most consecutive semifinals: 3 – SuperSport United (2015, 2016, 2017); Mamelodi Sundowns (2020, 2021, 2022)

Semifinalists, but never finalists: Baroka FC, Lamontville Golden Arrows, Platinum Stars, Pretoria Callies, Royal AM, Stellenbosch FC, TTM (second incarnation after Marumo Gallants), United FC, Vasco da Gama

Matches to extra-time: 12 / 32 = 38%

Matches to penalties: 6 / 32 = 19% 

Most shoot-out losses: 2 – Mamelodi Sundowns (2010, 2021)

SOURCED FROM THE NEDBANK CUP WEBSITE.

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