Nedbank Cup is a South African club football (soccer) tournament. The knockout tournament, based on the English FA Cup format, was one of a weak opponent facing a stronger one. The competition was sponsored by ABSA until 2007, after which Nedbank took over sponsorship.
The winner of the 2012–13 Nedbank Cup will qualify for the 2014 CAF Confederation Cup.
== Format ==
The 16 Premier Soccer League clubs, 8 National First Division teams, as well as 8 teams from the amateur ranks compete for the prize money of R6 million. The winner also qualifies for the CAF Confederation Cup.
The preliminary round features all 16 National First Division teams and will be reduced to eight when the teams play on 12 December 2012.
The teams are not seeded at any stage, and the first 16 sides drawn out of the hat receive a home-ground advantage. There are no longer any replays in the tournament, and any games which end in a draw after 90 minutes are subject to 30 minutes extra time followed by penalties if necessary.
== Teams ==
The 32 teams competing in the Nedbank Cup competition are: (listed according to their league that they are playing in).
=== Premier Soccer League ===
=== National First Division ===
=== Vodacom League ===
== Results ==
=== Preliminary Round ===
The preliminary round will see National First Division sides play each other is a knockout round to decide who will compete in the 2013 Nedbank Cup. All the game were scheduled to be played on 12 December 2012, but were postponed to 12 February 2013 due to a technical issue regarding the validity of the Rules for the preliminary qualification round and the winners of each game will go into the draw to determine the fixtures for the first round.
=== First Round (Round of 32) ===
The draw for the First round of the Nedbank Cup was done on Monday 15 January 2013. The first round ties will be played the weekend of February 22–24 and February 27, with the exact dates, venues and kick-off times to be decided by the PSL Cup Committee.
=== Second Round (Round of 16) ===
=== Quarter-Finals ===
=== Semi-Finals ===
=== Final ===
== External links ==
Nedbank Cup Official Website
Nedbank Official Website
Premier Soccer League
South African Football Association
Confederation of African Football
== Notes and references ==