Mapiano sensations headline the Nedbank Cup final as R5 million cash winners are announced

Amapiano songstress and dancer Zed Nxumalo will headline the opening ceremony of the much-anticipated 2024 Nedbank Cup Final. Three-time champions Orlando Pirates will go head-to-head with the current PSL champions and four-time winners Mamelodi Sundowns for a chance at glory at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

The chart-topping songstress will take the stage with the dynamic duo Shakes & Les to give an electrifying performance that’s sure to create an unforgettable atmosphere for the 2024 Nedbank Cup Final. Stadium MC, Big Mike, will ramp up excitement while the winners of the fan competition will be announced.

Twenty-two lucky fans, selected from the Ke Yona Ya Rona weekly competitions, earned an all-expenses-paid trip to the final and now have the chance to win their share of R5 million and R500,000 for stokvel groups. The tournament provided fans nationwide with the opportunity to win weekly prizes, with the ultimate cash prizes available to those who also opened and transacted on the MiGoals Plus and Stokvel accounts.

Khensani Nobanda, Group Executive of Marketing and Corporate Affairs at Nedbank, remarks, “As the opening ceremony sets the stage for the 2024 Nedbank Cup Final, we’re thrilled to showcase the dynamic fusion of music, entertainment, and football. We’re also excited to electrify the atmosphere by adding an extra dimension to this highly anticipated event to celebrate the passion of our fans with the announcement of the competition winners who embody the spirit of the Ke Yona Ya Rona campaign. It’s a testament to the success of the tournament and our ongoing commitment to curate leading experiences and rewarding football supporters nationwide.”

Local fans are also encouraged to make their way to the Promenade Shopping Centre for a pre-awareness activation ahead of the final game on Saturday. The activation will be used to interact with community members, challenge fans to a legendary shootout game, and create excitement for the final game. Attendees will also be encouraged to share activation content on social media for a chance to win great prizes.

Activation details in Mbombela:

Venue: Promenade Shopping Centre 

Date: Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31, 2024

Time: 09:00 a.m.–15:00 p.m.

The fun does not end there; this year’s final will also encompass an innovative blend of social media interaction and live football commentary. Real-time social media comments about the #NedbankCup will be transformed into dynamic commentary by a SuperSport commentator.

These lively exchanges will also be broadcast on SuperSport’s additional language offering, fostering engagement across diverse communities. Fans can experience this interaction on Nedbank’s X page as well, where they can join a dedicated ‘Space’ to hear their comments delivered by their favourite commentator. The more fans engage with the hashtag and comment, the better their chances of winning a share of R5000 in cash!

Tickets are sold out for this blockbuster, and non-ticket-holding fans are encouraged to join the excitement virtually and tune into the live broadcast on the SuperSport PSL Channel (202) and SABC Sport.

Gates will open at 11:00 a.m., and all ticket holders are urged to arrive early to ensure smooth entry.

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