NedbankCup : Surprise semi finalists
Limpopo outfit, Baroka FC who are plying the trade in the National First Division are the surprise team.
Baroka FC made it through to the semi-finals of the Nedbank tournament after winning the Limpopo derby defeating PSL side Polokwane City 2-0 at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.
The giant killers as they affectionally known in the Nedbank have gone to register wins over PSL side this year.
The club has defeated the likes of , Chippa United ,Golden Arrows recently Polokwane City who are campaigning in the PSL.
The club made history 5 years ago when they reached the semis of the tournament after eliminating the likes of Kaizer Chiefs and Moroka Swallows who were then campaigning in the PSL .
The NFD proved too much for the rivals and won the match in every department.
The club coach expressed that they could have scored about six goals but didn’t want to humiliate their counterpart.
Goals from Albert Mothupa and Collins Makgaka were enough to book them a spot in semi-finals.
The team will now face Supersport and are eager to reach the finals of the tournament.
The team is currently occupying the 2nd spot in the NFD log after being overtaken on Saturday by Highlands Park.
The club looks in place to win the NFD and get a straight promotion to the elite league or could find themselves in the play-off