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by MTHULISI SIBANDA
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE curtain comes down the South African Premier Soccer League on Saturday with newly-crowned champions Kaizer Chiefs and Supersport United contesting what is poised to be a spectacular Nedbank Cup final.
Chiefs are gunning for a maiden Nedbank Cup trophy while Gauteng rivals are out to make history by becoming the first side to retain the tournament.
PSL and Nedbank have been working around the clock to ensure smooth operations on Saturday afternoon. This includes putting together plans for safety and security, transportation, entertainment and match-day operations.
PSL Acting CEO Cambridge Mokanyane said, "We are all excited about this year’s Nedbank Cup final. We would like to thank the City of Durban, police and Durban metro for all their cooperation in the last few days. We are ready," he added.
Tickets for the final were sold out in just over 48 hours. The PSL has warned fans to be vigilant and not to purchase tickets from the black market.
PSL GM of Safety and Security Phillip Masimong warned fans against buying fraudulent tickets.
“I want to warn everyone that we will be looking out for all fraudulent tickets on Saturday. The police have been informed and we will make arrests on the spot,” Masimong added.
Last Updated on Friday, 24 May 2013 11:19