A music concert featuring some of the country’s top talent and a Fan Zone are just some of the features for fans to look forward to on Saturday ahead of the Nedbank Cup final at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
The Nedbank Cup final will kick-off at 20h15 but festivities are set to begin as early as 14h00 – with the Fan Park on the west side of the stadium.
On the field of play, Orlando Pirates will take on the defending champions SuperSport United at the iconic Durban stadium.
Off the field, there will be festivities galore for those who come in early. The activities will start at 14:00 and will ensure that friends and families have memorable moments beyond the soccer pitch.
The Fanzone area, is made of an interactive theme park incorporating games, youth soccer clinics and autograph opportunities.
The line-up of attractions will also include:
- Penalty Shoot-Out
- Feel the pressure of a real-life tie-breaker! Be that star player who changes the game and shoots those all-important winning goals.
- Nedbank Cup Photo
- Members of the public will be have opportunity take a selfie with our super-sized hashtag and get 200 points for sharing on Facebook and Twitter.
- Trophy Photo & Autograph Booth
- Trophy Photo: Nothing glitters like the Nedbank Cup trophy. See it up close, with a photo to prove it. That’s right: get the only evidence you’ll ever need to prove your star quality.
- Autograph Booth: If autographs are your thing, come get a signed photo from the celebrities who will be in attendance, including the Nedbank Passion Captains.
- Game Zone
- Do you have what it takes to be a football legend? Prove it. Play the latest FIFA game, compete against your friends and show – once and for all – who the star player is.
- Fan Face
- Real fans wear the logo on their faces. But you don’t need a forehead tattoo. Paint your face with your favourite team’s logo or predict the 2017 Nedbank cup champion. Whatever you choose, it’s not a war without war paint.
- Skill Zone
- Star players have sharp skills. Learn from a top trickster during a mat master class or challenge your mates to a dribble-off. Put your fastest foot first and rack up 200 points. You know you want to.
- Nedbank Gig Rig
- Get entertained by our Nedbank passion captains who include the likes of Boity Thulo,Mihlali Ndamase,Lucia Mthiyane,Somizi Mhlongo and many more.
The music concert, scheduled for 17h00 will include top South African acts such as Anatii, Mobi Dixon and Just Robyn, while the halftime show with the award winning Zakes Bantwini, promises to be nothing short of spectacular.
The opening ceremony will commence at 19h40 and will include a breathtaking array of young dancers – who will celebrate their passion for art, in Nedbank’s tribute to Youth Month.
To find out more and stay connected to the Nedbank Cup as well as the Nedbank Ke Yona Team Talent Search this year, download the Nedbank Cup Ke Yona App.
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