2012–13 Nedbank Cup
|ke yona (the one)|
|Dates||12 Dec 2012 - May 2013|
|Teams||16 (preliminary round - 8 qualifiers)
32 (main tournament)
|Champions||Kaizer Chiefs 13th title|
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.
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.
The 32 teams competing in the Nedbank Cup competition are: (listed according to their league that they are playing in).
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.
|12 February 2013||Vasco Da Gama||3 - 2||Santos|
|George Akpabio 50'
Jonty Fransma 79'
|Darron Omaticus 6'
|12 February 2013||Dynamos||3 - 1||Mpumalanga Black Aces|
|Daniel Mofokeng 58'
Andries Dube 85'
Wilfred Mothapo 87'
|Luckyboy Mokoena 24'|
|12 February 2013||Witbank Spurs||2 - 1||Blackburn Rovers|
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.
|22 February 2013||Ajax Cape Town||0 – 1 (a.e.t.)||Mamelodi Sundowns||Cape Town Stadium|
|20:00||Report||Tebogo Langerman 127'|
|23 February 2013||Maluti FET College||4 – 1||Orlando Pirates||Charles Mopeli Stadium|
|23 February 2013||United FC||3 – 2 (a.e.t.)||Chippa United||Moruleng Stadium|
|23 February 2013||Supersport United||0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
|Moroka Swallows||Lucas Moripe Stadium|
|23 February 2013||Vardos FC||0 – 4||Golden Arrows||Makhulong Stadium|
|23 February 2013||Bidvest Wits||0 – 3||Kaizer Chiefs||Mbombela Stadium|
|23 February 2013||University of Pretoria||0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
|Maritzburg United||Absa Tuks Stadium|
|24 February 2013||Mbombela United||1 – 4||Vasco Da Gama||Kanyamazane Stadium|
|24 February 2013||Free State Stars||1 – 0||Witbank Spurs||Goble Park|
|24 February 2013||Bloemfontein Celtic||4 – 1||Milano United||Free State Stadium|
|24 February 2013||Magesi FC||0 – 2||Jomo Cosmos||Old Peter Mokaba Stadium|
|27 February 2013||AmaZulu||1 – 2||Temba Royals FC||King Zwelithini Stadium|
|27 February 2013||Black Leopards||5 – 4||Cape Town All Stars||Old Peter Mokaba Stadium|
|27 February 2013||African Warriors||3 – 0||Jacksa Spears||Charles Mopeli Stadium|
Second Round (Round of 16)
|13 March 2013||Vasco Da Gama||1 – 2||Supersport United||Athlone Stadium|
|19:30||R. Do Espirito Santo 20'|| 38' MA. Haskins
83' T. Nkoana
|13 March 2013||Black Leopards||0 – 2||Platinum Stars||Old Peter Mokaba Stadium|
|19:30|| 28' TE. Tshabalala
60' H. Botes
|15 March 2013||Mamelodi Sundowns||1 – 0||Golden Arrows||Loftus Versfeld Stadium|
|20:00||AS. Laffor 81'|
|16 March 2013||Jomo Cosmos||0 – 1||United FC||Makhulong Stadium|
|15:00||48' LC. Madolo|
|16 March 2013||Free State Stars||1 – 2||Bloemfontein Celtic||Charles Mopeli Stadium|
|15:00||LM. Nomandela 19'|| 66' L. Lakay
88' LL. Bacela
|16 March 2013||Kaizer Chiefs||2 – 0||Polokwane City||Moses Mabhida Stadium|
|20:30||SA. Ngcobo 32'
K. Nkhatha 74'
|17 March 2013||African Warriors||2 – 2 (a.e.t.)
|Maluti FET College||Charles Mopeli Stadium|
|15:00||K. Mabuya 62'
BA. Aka 66'
| 42' MI. Rankati
|22 March 2013||Temba Royals FC||1 – 3||Maritzburg United||Mthatha Stadium|
|20:00||S. Mofekeng 34'|| 61' MJ. Booysen
77' D. Sheppard
81' CL. Malajila
|13 April 2013||Maritzburg United||1 – 2||Supersport United||Harry Gwala Stadium|
|CL. Malajila 7'|| 21' GN. Maluleka
45' M. Gabonamong
|13 April 2013||Bloemfontein Celtic||0 – 1||Kaizer Chiefs||Free State Stadium|
|56' L. Zvasiya||Attendance: 42,000
|14 April 2013||Mamelodi Sundowns||1 – 2||Platinum Stars||Loftus Versfeld Stadium|
|TT. Modise 61'|| 70' T. Phala
87' R. Ng'ambi
|14 April 2013||United FC||3 – 2||African Warriors||Moruleng Stadium|
|TM. Bereng 12'
CL. Madolo 69'
SM. Shai 76'
| 47' L. Buthelezi
79' (pen.) SD. Mokoena
|4 May 2013||Kaizer Chiefs||2 – 1||United FC||FNB Stadium|
|LM. Majoro 4'
G. Lebese 24'
|80' (pen.) W. Maponyane||Attendance: 9,000
|8 May 2013||Platinum Stars||2 – 3||Supersport United||Royal Bafokeng Stadium|
|TE. Tshabalala 24'
TM. Mthembu 90' (pen.)
| 51' K. Erasmas
78' C. Mulenga
105' (pen.) SW. Zuma
25 May 2013
|Supersport United||0 - 1 (a.e.t.)||Kaizer Chiefs|
|Report||93' B. Parker|
- Nedbank Cup Official Website
- Nedbank Official Website
- Premier Soccer League
- South African Football Association
- Confederation of African Football