Chiefs to face Galaxy in Nedbank Cup final

Chiefs to face Galaxy in Nedbank Cup final
Khama Billiat

by Staff Reporter

Sunday Apr 21, 2019. 08:31

Kaizer Chiefs will face National First Division side TS Galaxy in the final of the 2019 Nedbank Cup.

The Amakhosi booked their spot in a first Nedbank Cup final in six years with a thrilling 4-2 win over Chippa United at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday evening.

Chiefs opened the scoring in Port Elizabeth, but fell behind with just under 20 minutes of regulation time remaining. There goals in 11 minutes, though, rescued the tie for Chiefs who remain on course to end their four-year trophy drought.

Arohasina Andrianarimanana levelled matters at 2-2 before quick-fire goals from Bernard Parker and Khama Billiat booked the Glamour Boys place in the showpiece event.

Earlier on Saturday, Galaxy became the third team from the country's second tier in recent years to book their spot in the Nedbank Cup final, following in the footsteps of University of Pretoria and Black Leopards.

A Sandile Zuke own goal sent the game into extra-time before Zakhele Lepasa fired home a brace for The Rockets.

The final will take place at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on May 18.

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