First Division to get TV exposure

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Five of the eight fixtures will be beamed to soccer fans across the country. The games take place this weekend.SuperSport will screen three of the matches and SABC will televise the other two.

“From a Nedbank point of view, we are extremely delighted that over 60 percent of the preliminary Nedbank Cup games are being broadcast. We can start setting the mood for the tournament already,” says Nedbank Head of Group Sponsorships, Andy Scott.

Scott also gave the National First Division clubs a vote of confidence adding that he believes the preliminary round will single out a few contenders for the Nedbank Cup.

The clubs are excited at the prospects of having their games televised.

“It’s the first time we going to be on television at this level. It will definitely give the players extra motivation and the will to win,” commented a thrilled Tso Mokeane, African Warriors’ Communications Manager.

Warriors travel to the Harry Gwala Stadium to take on Maritzburg United on Friday.

Abednego Msibi, manager of Witbank Spurs, is equally thrilled at the latest development.

“We are very excited especially as we have the opportunity to showcase the Mpumalanga Province as well,” said Msibi.

“And the players are excited too as the exposure they’ll be receiving will allow them to be spotted by some of the bigger clubs in South Africa.”

Witbank Spurs host Ikapa Sporting on Saturday.